701. Confidential disclosures.

701.     Confidential disclosures.

The registration of an old design1 is not invalidated, by reason only of:

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    (1)     the disclosure of the design by the proprietor2 to any other person in such circumstances as would make it contrary to good faith for that other person to use or publish the design3;

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    (2)     the disclosure of the design in breach of good faith by any person other than the proprietor of the design4; or

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    (3)     in the case of a new or original textile design intended for registration, the acceptance of a