Industrial Design Act

Version of section 7 from 2018-11-05 to 2020-10-05:


Marginal note:Registrable design

 A design is registrable if

  • (a) the application is filed in accordance with this Act;

  • (b) the design is novel, within the meaning of section 8.2;

  • (c) the design was created by the applicant or the applicant’s predecessor in title;

  • (d) the design does not consist only of features that are dictated solely by a utilitarian function of the finished article; and

  • (e) the design is not contrary to public morality or order.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-9, s. 7
  • 1992, c. 1, ss. 81, 143(E)
  • 1993, c. 15, s. 15
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 105
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