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Grenada

Patents Act (Cap. 227)

 

 


CHAPTER 227

AN ACT regulating the issue of patents Cap. 209-1958

[ 16th May, 1898 ]

1.. This Act may be cited as the Short title

PATENTS ACT..

Interpretation

2$ In this Act"Court" means the High Court; "invention" means any manner of new manufacture, the

subject of letters patent and grant of privilege within section 6 of the Statute of Monopolies, that is, the Act of the twenty-fIrst year of the reign of King James the First, chapter 3, entitled "An Act concerning monopolies and dispensations with penal laws and forfeiture thereof", and includes aU alleged inventions;

, 'prescribed" means prescribed by the Schedule or by rules made under the provisions of this Act, or by any other Act applicable to the case;

, 'specification' t includes all trac·ings, drawings, diagrams, and other exhibits referred to in such specification.

38 (1) Any person, whether a citizen of Grenada or a British Who may

apply for a

subject or not, may make an application for a patent. patent

(2) Two or more persons may make a joint application for a patent and a patent may be granted to them jointly. There may be included amongst those making a joint application persons who are not the inventors of the invention intended to be patented.

4. The Registrar of the Supreme Court or such other officer ~~~~tr~ ~ as the Governor-General may appoint (hereinafter called the Registrar of Registrar) shall be the Registrar of Patents, and the office of Patents

the Registrar of the Supreme Court or such other office as the Governor-General may prescribe shall be the Registry of patents to be granted under this Act (hereinafter called the Registry).

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54. (1) A person who represents that any article sold by Penalty 011

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same, shall be guilty of an offence and liable, on summary

that article

conviction, to a fine of two hundred and fifty dollars. sold by him

is a patent article

(2) A person shall be deemed, for the purposes of subsection (1), to represent that an article is patented if he sells the article with the word "patent"; "patented", or any other word or words expressing or implying that a patent has been obtained for the article, stamped, engraved, or impressed on or otherwise applied to the article.

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55,. The Attorney-General may, in connection with the duty

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imposed on him by this Act, examine witnesses on oath and examine

witnesses on

administer oaths for that purpose, and may from time to time oath makeralter, and rescind rules, regulating references and appeals to him and the practice and procedure before him under this Act; and in any such proceeding before him the Attorney-General may order costs to be paid by either party, and any such order may be made a rule of the Court.

 

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