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The Patents Act 1977 (Isle of Man) Order 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Modification of the Patents Act 1977 in its application to the Isle of Man

  4. 3.The Patents Act 1977 shall, in its application to the...

  5. 4.Revocations

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    1. SCHEDULE

      Modifications of specified provisions of the Patents Act 1977 in their application to the Isle of Man

      1. 1.In section 1, for subsections (3) and (4) substitute—

      2. 2.In section 5, after subsection (5) insert—

      3. 3.In sections 22(9)(b) and 23(3)(b), for “indictment” substitute “information”.

      4. 4.In section 41, add the following subsection:—

      5. 5.Omit sections 44 and 45.

      6. 6.For section 48 substitute— Compulsory licences: general (1) At any time after the expiration of three years,...

      7. 7.(1) In section 50(1), after “in respect of a patent”...

      8. 8.In sections 51(1) and 53(2), for “Monopolies and Mergers Commission”...

      9. 9.For section 52 substitute— Opposition, appeal and arbitration. (1) The proprietor of the patent concerned or any other...

      10. 10.In section 54(2), after “means a country other than a...

      11. 11.In section 58(12), after “Wales” insert “, the Isle of...

      12. 12.(1) In section 60(5), after paragraph (f) insert—

      13. 13.After section 76 insert— Biotechnological inventions (1) Any provision of, or made under, this Act is...

      14. 14.In section 93, at the end insert—

      15. 15.Omit section 96.

      16. 16.In section 97(2), omit the words from “and the Patents...

      17. 17.In section 107, at the end insert—

      18. 18.In section 109, for “indictment” substitute “information”.

      19. 19.After section 124 insert— Use of electronic communications (1) The comptroller may make directions as to the form...

      20. 20.In section 125A— (a) in the sidenote, for “micro-organisms” substitute...

      21. 21.In section 130(1)— (a) at the end of the definition...

      22. 22.Before Schedule 1 insert— SCHEDULE A1. Derogation from patent protection...

  7. Explanatory Note

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