The exclusive right to use the topology can be transferred by the author or other patent holder in whole or in part to other individuals or legal entities under an agreement. The agreement on transferring of the exclusive right to use the topology in full (the agreement on the assignment of the right to the topology) and the agreement on the transfer of the exclusive right to use the topology are partially registered in the Patent Office and are considered ineffective without registration.

The exclusive right to use the topology passes by inheritance in the manner prescribed by the law, as well as in the order of succession.