Patents Regulations 2014

53 Personal representative must establish right to be granted patent

(1)

This regulation applies if a patent application, other than a convention application, is made by the personal representative of a deceased person or the assignee of the personal representative of a deceased person who, in either case, would have been the nominated person in respect of the patent application.

(2)

The probate of the will of the deceased person or the letters of administration of the deceased person’s estate, or an official copy of the probate or letters of administration, must be given to the Commissioner.

(3)

This regulation does not apply if the Commissioner has dispensed with probate and letters of administration under section 167 of the Act.

Compare: SR 1954/211 r 20