Industrial Design Act

Version of section 4 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-11-04:


Marginal note:Application to register design

  •  (1) The proprietor of a design, whether the first proprietor or a subsequent proprietor, may apply to register the design by paying the prescribed fees and filing an application with the Minister in the prescribed form including

    • (a) a drawing or photograph of the design and a description of the design;

    • (b) a declaration that the design was not, to the proprietor’s knowledge, in use by any person other than the first proprietor at the time the design was adopted by the first proprietor; and

    • (c) any prescribed information.

  • Marginal note:Substituted applicants

    (2) The application shall, subject to any prescribed terms and conditions, be considered to have been filed by a person other than the person who filed it if, before the design is registered, it is established to the satisfaction of the Minister that the other person was the proprietor when the application was filed.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-9, s. 4
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 79
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 13
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