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2.25.1 The Register

Date Published

The Office maintains a Register of Patents which contains details of standard patents and innovation patents.  Under sec 186(2), the Register may be kept wholly or partly by use of a computer.  Until 9 February 2009, the Register was held only in paper form.  From 9 February 2009, the Register changed to electronic form for all patents granted from 24 May 2001.

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