Subject matter of protection.
Ownership, transfer, licensing, and recordation.
Duration of protection.
Exclusive rights in mask works.
Limitation on exclusive rights: reverse engineering; first sale.
Limitation on exclusive rights: innocent infringement.
Registration of claims of protection.
Mask work notice.
Enforcement of exclusive rights.
Relation to other laws.
International transitional provisions.
1997—Pub. L. 105–80, § 12(a)(21),Nov. 13, 1997, 111 Stat. 1535, substituted “Ownership, transfer, licensure, and recordation” for “Ownership and transfer” in item 903.
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