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Defence Production Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. D-1)

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Year of current version:1985
Date of Text (Enacted):1985
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Other, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:The notification by Canada to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
The Defence Production Act 'gives the Minister authority to relieve any person from any claims, actions or proceedings for the payment of royalties for the infringement of any patent, registered industrial design or registered topography in the performance of a defence contract.'
Available Texts: 
English

Defence Production Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. D-1) Defence Production Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. D-1), Complete document (pdf) [160 KB] Defence Production Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. D-1), Complete document (htm) [50 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur la production de défense (L.R.C., 1985, ch. D-1) Loi sur la production de défense (L.R.C., 1985, ch. D-1), Complete document (pdf) [157 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CA016

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