Mask Work Rights

Some articles on mask work, rights, mask works:

Integrated Circuit Layout Design Protection - National Laws - USA
... The United States Code (USC) defines a mask work as "a series of related images, however fixed or encoded, having or representing the predetermined, three-dimensional pattern of metallic, insulating, or ... Mask work exclusive rights were first granted in the US by the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984 ... § 904, rights in semiconductor mask works last 10 years ...

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