In Mexico, protection of Electronic Circuits can be obtained, through applications of Integrated Circuit Layout Schemes. In such applications the arrangement of elements are related to the topography, connections or two-dimensional structure of an electronic circuit, intended to perform specific functions. A prerequisite for obtaining such protection is that the respective circuit layout must be novel and non-obvious or previously known for a technician skilled in the art. The term of protection is 10 years from the filing date of the application.