Documents required by Anadolu Patent to file an application of Integrated Circuit Topographies in Turkey:
- Application form,
- Copy or net drawings of the Integrated Circuit Topography, including information describing the electronic functions performed by the Integrated Circuit,
- Brief summary of Integrated Circuit Topography,
- If the application is made on behalf of a legal entity, signature circulars,
- Power of Attorney (not legalized)
You may find sample documents in Document Library page.
The Integrated Circuit Topographies of the original nature shall be protected by the registration certificate provided that the conditions specified in the Law and the Regulations are fulfilled and the fee stated in the Communique is paid.Protection; is not applied to content, transaction process, system, techniques or information stabilized, Topography other than the topography on its own. Utilizing this protection does not depend on whether or not the integrated Device, which has an Integrated Circuit Topography protected under its structure, is used in any product.
The date on which the protection provided to Integrated Circuit Topography is the launching date specified or in cases when there is no market launch in commercial aspects is the date when the application is made save that Integrated Circuit Topography to have been applied for within two years by the date when it is launched to market for the first time both in home and in abroad in commercial terms.
It is ten years from the start date, which ends at the end of the tenth calendar year.
If the Integrated Circuit Topographical is not used commercially and the application for registration to the Turkish Patent and Trademark Authority has not been applied within fifteen years from the date of its design, the right to protection of the Integrated Circuit Topography cannot be demanded excluding the circumstance requiring confidentiality.
In order to be able to preserve your rights, changes in the title, type and address of the integrated circuit topographer’s owner, right ownership changes on integrated circuit topography via transfer, license, merger, pledge or inheritance and transactions such as attachment and pledge need to be registered before Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.
Notarized contracts must be submitted for transfer and licensing transactions.