650. Keeping of the register.

(2)     Registration

(i)     The Register

650.     Keeping of the register.

The registrar must maintain the register of designs1, in which must be entered:

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    (1)     the names and addresses of proprietors2 of registered designs (including international registered designs)3;

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    (2)     notices of assignments4 and of transmissions of registered designs; and

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    (3)     such other matters as may be prescribed or as the registrar may think fit5.

The public has a right6 to inspect the register at the UK Intellectual Property Office7 at all convenient times8, but the register need not be kept in documentary form9.

The register is