n Without Prejudice - Fatal consequences : intellectual property law

Volume 14, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



In a judgement handed down in an exception application in the matter of (96/6799) [2013] (August 15 2013) (), the Court of the Commissioner of Patents provided a firm view on whether a culpable, false and material misrepresentation on a declaration lodged in respect of an application for a patent is a ground for invalidity of a patent, even under circumstances where the patent specification was amended or where an amendment was sought to the original patent application.

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