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Industrial Design Act

Version of section 4 from 2018-11-05 to 2024-02-20:


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 with the Minister an application that contains

    • (a) the name of the finished article in respect of which the design is to be registered;

    • (b) a representation of the design that complies with any prescribed requirements; and

    • (c) any prescribed information or statement.

  • 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.

  • Marginal note:Filing date

    (3) The filing date of an application in Canada is the date on which the Minister receives the prescribed documents, information and statements or, if they are received on different dates, the latest of those dates.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-9, s. 4
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 79
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 13
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 104

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