Patent Rules

Version of section 17 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-03-31:

 Where the name of a patent agent has been removed from the register of patent agents pursuant to subsection 16(3), it may be reinstated on the register if the patent agent

  • (a) applies to the Commissioner, in writing, for reinstatement within the one-year period after the date on which the name of the patent agent was removed from the register;

  • (b) pays the fee set out in item 36 of Schedule II for applying for reinstatement on the register;

  • (c) pays the fee referred to in paragraph 16(1)(a) for maintaining the name of the patent agent on the register or files the statement referred to in paragraph 16(1)(b) or (c), as the case may be; and

  • (d) meets the requirements referred to in section 15 for entry of the name of the patent agent on the register.

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