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Sec 40, Patents Act 1970: Liability for Contravention of Section 35 or 39

Section 40 (Liability for contravention of section 35 or section 39) under Chapter VII (Provisions for Secrecy of Certain Inventions) of the Patents Act, 1970 ⦂―

❝Without prejudice to the provisions contained in Chapter XX, if in respect of an application for a patent any person contravenes any direction as to secrecy given by the Controller under section 35 or makes or causes to be made an application for grant of a patent outside India in contravention of section 39, or the application for patent under this Act shall be deemed to have been abandoned and the patent granted, if any, shall be liable to be revoked under section 64.❞



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Notes:

The Patents Act, 1970 was amended by :
- the Patents (Amendment) Act, 1999 (No. 17 of 1999);
- the Patents (Amendment) Act, 2002 (No. 38 of 2002);
- the Patents (Amendment) Act, 2005 (No. 15 of 2005).

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