609. The register as evidence.

609.     The register as evidence.

The register of patents is prima facie evidence1 of anything required or authorised2 to be registered3. A certificate purporting to be signed by the comptroller4 and certifying that any entry which he is authorised to make has or has not been made, or that any other thing which he is so authorised to do has or has not been done, is prima facie evidence of the matters so certified5. Each of the following, that is to say:


    (1)     a copy of an entry in the register or an extract from the register