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Industrial Design Act

Version of section 10 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-11-04:

Marginal note:Duration of right

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), the term limited for the duration of an exclusive right for an industrial design is ten years beginning on the date of registration of the design.

  • Marginal note:Maintenance fees

    (2) The proprietor of a design shall, to maintain the exclusive right accorded by the registration of the design, pay to the Commissioner of Patents such fees, in respect of such periods, as may be prescribed.

  • Marginal note:Expiration of term

    (3) Where the fees payable under subsection (2) are not paid within the time provided for by the regulations, the term limited for the duration of the exclusive right shall be deemed to have expired at the end of that time.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-9, s. 10
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 17, c. 44, s. 163
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