Patent Rules

Version of section 19 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-09-30:

  •  (1) When the Commissioner makes a decision pursuant to section 16 of the Act that a person be refused recognition as a patent agent, any correspondence respecting an application sent by the Commissioner or by the Patent Office to that person within the six-month period preceding the date of the decision and to which no reply has been made by that date is deemed not to have been sent to the applicant.

  • (2) An application filed by a person who has been refused recognition as a patent agent by the Commissioner or an application that includes an appointment of such a person as patent agent of the applicant or as associate patent agent shall be treated by the Commissioner as an application filed by the applicant or by the patent agent who appointed the associate patent agent.

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