The legal protection afforded by this Law shall apply solely to topologies that are original.

A topology shall be accepted as original unless proved otherwise.

A topology which consists of the elements that are commonplace among specialists in topology design on the date of its creation shall enjoy legal protection only if those elements, taken as a whole, meet the requirement of originality.

Concepts, techniques, systems, technologies and encoded information, which may be embodied in the topology, shall not be the objects of the legal protection afforded by this Law.