417. Kinds of compulsory licensing.

(3)     Compulsory Licences

417.     Kinds of compulsory licensing.

Provision is made for the compulsory licensing of patents in case of abuse of monopoly, although these have been little used1. In addition, the Crown has certain rights to make use of patented inventions, and technical information relating to them, without the consent of the proprietor of the patent2.