Patent Rules

Version of section 142 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-01:

  •  (1) Subject to section 65, for the purposes of subsection 28.4(2) of the Act in respect of an application (in this subsection referred to as the “subject application”),

    • (a) a request for priority may be made in the petition or in a separate document;

    • (b) a request for priority must be made before the expiry of the six-month period after the filing date of the subject application; and

    • (c) the applicant shall provide the Commissioner with the date and country of filing and the application number of each previously regularly filed application on which the request for priority is based, before the expiry of the six-month period after the filing date of the subject application.

  • (2) Section 26 does not apply in respect of the times prescribed in subsection (1).

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