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Industrial Design Act

Version of section 7 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-11-04:

Marginal note:Certificate of registration

  •  (1) A certificate shall be signed by the Minister, the Commissioner of Patents or an officer, clerk or employee of the Commissioner’s office and shall state that the design has been registered in accordance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Particulars thereof

    (2) The certificate referred to in subsection (1) shall show the date of registration, the name and address of the proprietor and the registration number.

  • Marginal note:Certificate to be evidence of contents

    (3) The certificate, in the absence of proof to the contrary, is sufficient evidence of the design, of the originality of the design, of the name of the proprietor, of the person named as proprietor being proprietor, of the commencement and term of registration, and of compliance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:No proof of signature required

    (4) A certificate appearing to be issued under this section is admissible in evidence in all courts without proof of the signature or official character of the person appearing to have signed it.

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

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