Patent Rules

Version of section 69 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-01:

  •  (1) The minimum margins of pages containing the description, the claims and the abstract referred to in section 79 shall be as follows:

    • top 2 cm
    • left side 2.5 cm
    • right side 2 cm
    • bottom 2 cm
  • (2) The minimum margins of pages containing the drawings referred to in section 37 of the Act shall be as follows:

    • top 2.5 cm
    • left side 2.5 cm
    • right side 1.5 cm
    • bottom 1 cm
  • (3) Subject to subsections (4) and (5) and 125(2), the margins of the sheets referred to in subsections (1) and (2) must be completely blank.

  • (4) The top margin may contain in either corner an indication of the applicant’s file reference.

  • (5) The lines of each page of the description and of the claims may be numbered in the left margin.

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