Patent Act

Version of section 7 from 2002-12-31 to 2017-09-20:


Marginal note:Officers of Patent Office not to deal in patents

  •  (1) No officer or employee of the Patent Office shall buy, sell, acquire or traffic in any invention, patent or right to a patent, or any interest therein, and every purchase, sale, assignment, acquisition or transfer of any invention, patent or right to a patent, or any interest therein, made by or to any officer or employee is void.

  • Marginal note:Restriction

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a sale by an original inventor or to an acquisition under the last will, or by the intestacy, of a deceased person.

  • R.S., c. P-4, s. 7
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