Topographies of Semiconductor Products

– Topography Act of January 29, 2019.

Membership in International Conventions

– Based on Common Market Council’s Directive No. 87/54 of December 16, 1986.


Applicant: subject or enterprise belonging to a country of the European Union or belonging to a country having entered a bilateral arrangement.

Applicants not living in the country: appointment of a representative in Denmark not obligatory.

Novelty: application should be filed no later than two years from the first commercial use.

Kind of protection: registration certificate.

Territory covered: Denmark (not including Faroe Islands and Greenland).

Filing requirements for an application (can be sent to resident agent):
1. Unlegalized power of attorney, on request only;
2. Specification and drawings.


Examination: as to formalities only.

Opposition: not provided for.

Granting, Protection

Granting takes place immediately.

Duration: ten years from the first commercial use or filing.