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Registering semiconductor products

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you have made a semiconductor product, you can protect its topography by registering it with the Netherlands Patent Office. Semiconductors are products which perform an electronic functions, such as:

  • chips
  • microprocessors

Cost calculator

You can work out the costs of registering a patent by using the online IP cost calculatorExternal link.

Application rules

You must submit an application within two years of first operating your semiconductor productExternal link. Drawings must be provided in duplicate in photographic form or as a diagram, so that the topography can be identified. The submission of the application will be published in the Hoofdblad publication of Netherlands Patent Office.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO