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The Patents (Amendment) Rules 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Amendment of the Patents Rules 1995

  4. 3.For rule 6 there shall be substituted— Declaration of priority...

  5. 4.Rule 15 (procedure where applicant is not the inventor or...

  6. 5.(1) Rule 16 (applications for the grant of patents under...

  7. 6.After rule 22 there shall be inserted— References under section...

  8. 7.For rule 23 there shall be substituted— Missing parts (1) Subject to paragraph (2), the period prescribed for the...

  9. 8.(1) For rules 25 and 26 there shall be substituted—...

  10. 9.For rules 28 and 29 there shall be substituted— Preliminary...

  11. 10.After rule 36 there shall be inserted— Reinstatement of applications...

  12. 11.In rule 45 (alteration of name), for paragraph (2) there...

  13. 12.(1) Rule 46 (registrations under section 33) shall be amended...

  14. 13.In rule 47 (request for correction of error), for paragraph...

  15. 14.(1) For rule 110 there shall be substituted— Alteration of...

  16. 15.After rule 110 there shall be inserted— Extension of time...

  17. 16.After rule 112 there shall be inserted— Copies kept at...

  18. 17.After rule 113 there shall be inserted— Establishing the accuracy...

  19. 18.Consequential amendments

  20. 19.Amendments to the Patents (Fees) Rules 1998

  21. 20.Transitional provision

  22. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      NEW SCHEDULE 4A TO THE PATENTS RULES 1995

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The Patents Rules 1995 shall be amended as follows.

      2. 2.In rule 2 (interpretation), in the appropriate places there shall...

      3. 3.In each of the following provisions— (a) the heading of...

      4. 4.In rule 32 (searches under section 17(6) and (8)), in...

      5. 5.(1) Rule 40(6) (amendment of specifications after grant) shall be...

      6. 6.In rule 81 (procedure for making request under section 81(2)(b)(i)),...

      7. 7.In rule 82 (procedure where section 81(2)(b)(ii) applies), for paragraphs...

      8. 8.(1) Rule 85 (international applications for patents) shall be amended...

      9. 9.In both of the following provisions— (a) rule 85(7); and...

      10. 10.In rule 91 (correction of errors in patents and applications),...

      11. 11.In rule 107(2) (supporting statements or evidence) after the words...

      12. 12.(1) Rule 113 (translations) shall be amended as follows.

      13. 13.Paragraph 5 of Schedule 4 (verification of translation) shall be...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AMENDMENTS TO THE PATENTS (FEES) RULES 1998

      1. 1.Part A of the Schedule to the Patents (Fees) Rules...

      2. 2.The entry for Patents Form 1/77 shall be omitted.

      3. 3.Before the entry for Patents Form 7/77 there shall be...

      4. 4.In the entry for Patents Form 9/77, for the equivalent...

      5. 5.After the entry for Patents Form 9/77 there shall be...

      6. 6.Before the entry for Patents Form 15/77 there shall be...

      7. 7.(1) For the entry for Patents Form 58/77 to the...

  23. Explanatory Note

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