604. The register.

(ii)     The Register of Patents

604.     The register.

The comptroller1 must maintain the register of patents which must comply with rules duly made2 and must be kept in accordance with such rules3. The public has a right to inspect the register at the UK Intellectual Property Office at all convenient times4; but the register need not be kept in documentary form5. Any person who applies for a certified copy6 of an entry in the register or a certified extract7 from the register is entitled to obtain such