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Industrial Design Act

Version of section 5.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-11-04:

Marginal note:Restriction on protection

 No protection afforded by this Act shall extend to

  • (a) features applied to a useful article that are dictated solely by a utilitarian function of the article; or

  • (b) any method or principle of manufacture or construction.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 10 (4th Supp.), s. 21

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