Topology of an integrated circuit (hereinafter “topology”) shall mean the three-dimensional layout of all the elements constituting an integrated circuit and their interconnections fixed on a physical medium;

– original topology- is a topology which is the result of its creator’s creative activity and is not known to the creator and (or) specialists in topology design as of the date of its creation.

– integrated circuit shall mean a microelectronic product in its final or intermediate form intended to perform the functions of an electronic circuit, the elements and interconnections of which constitute an integral part of the body and/or of the surface of the material on the basis of which the product was manufactured.