671. Rectification by court order.

671.     Rectification by court order.

On the application of the relevant person1, the court2 may order the register of designs3 to be rectified by the making of an entry in it or the variation or deletion of any entry in it4. Applications fall into two classes: those affecting the proprietorship of the design5; and those affecting its validity. Orders which may be made by the court include, in particular, declarations of partial invalidity6.

Notice of the application must be given in the prescribed form to the registrar7, who is entitled to appear and be heard on the application