Article 36: Scope of the Protection (TRIPS Agreement) | IntelLaw | August 19, 2014


This is the old version of the H2O platform and is now read-only. This means you can view content but cannot create content. You can access the new platform at Thank you.

Article 36: Scope of the Protection (TRIPS Agreement)

Subject to the provisions of paragraph 1 of Article 37, Members shall consider unlawful the following acts if performed without the authorization of the right holder:[21] importing, selling, or otherwise distributing for commercial purposes a protected layout-design, an integrated circuit in which a protected layout-design is incorporated, or an article incorporating such an integrated circuit only in so far as it continues to contain an unlawfully reproduced layout-design.


[21] The term “right holder” in this Section shall be understood as having the same meaning as the term “holder of the right” in the IPIC Treaty.


Text Information

August 19, 2014

Author Stats


Leitura Garamond Futura Verdana Proxima Nova Dagny Web
small medium large extra-large