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College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents Act

Version of section 2 from 2018-12-13 to 2019-06-16:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Act.


Board means the board of directors established under section 13. (conseil)


College means the College of Patent Agents and Trade-mark Agents established by section 5. (Collège)


investigator means an individual designated under section 42. (enquêteur)


licence means a licence issued under this Act. (permis)


licensee means a patent agent or a trade-mark agent. (titulaire de permis)


Minister means the federal minister designated under section 4. (ministre)

patent agent

patent agent means an individual who holds a patent agent licence or a patent agent in training licence issued under section 26. (agent de brevets)


privileged means protected by litigation privilege, by solicitor-client privilege, by the professional secrecy of advocates and notaries or by the privilege set out in section 16.1 of the Patent Act or section 51.13 of the Trade-marks Act. (protégé)


Registrar means the Registrar of the College appointed under section 22. (registraire)

trade-mark agent

trade-mark agent means an individual who holds a trade-mark agent licence or a trade-mark agent in training licence issued under section 29. (agent de marques de commerce)

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