Industrial Design Act

Version of section 13 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-11-04:


Marginal note:Design to be assignable

  •  (1) Every design, whether registered or unregistered, is assignable in law, either as to the whole interest or any undivided part, by an instrument in writing, which shall be recorded in the office of the Commissioner of Patents on payment of the prescribed fees.

  • Marginal note:Right to use design

    (2) Every proprietor of a design may grant and convey an exclusive right to make, use and vend and to grant to others the right to make, use and vend the design, within and throughout Canada or any part thereof, for the unexpired term of its duration or any part thereof.

  • Marginal note:Licence

    (3) A grant and conveyance under subsection (2) shall be called a licence, and shall be recorded in like manner and time as assignments.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-9, s. 13
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 19
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