362. Procedure upon grant.

As soon as practicable after a patent1 has been granted2, the comptroller3 must publish in the Official Journal (Patents)4 a notice that the patent has been granted5.

The patent is treated as having been granted on, and takes effect from, the date of publication of the notice6. As soon as practicable after he publishes the notice, the comptroller must send the proprietor of the patent a certificate in the prescribed form7 that the patent has been granted to him