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Date Published

Key Legislation:​​​​​​​

Patents Act: 

  • s191A Commissioner's power to rectify register  

The Commissioner can rectify the Register in the case of:

  • an omission of an entry from the Register
  • an entry made in the Register without sufficient cause
  • an entry wrongly existing in the Register
  • an error or defect in an entry in the Register.

These matters will be referred to collectively as errors or omissions.  Errors relating to entitlement are discussed at Entitlement Disputes - Subsection 191A(2).

Amended Reasons

Amended Reason Date Amended
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