628. Unauthorised claim of patent rights.

(v)     Offences

628.     Unauthorised claim of patent rights.

If a person falsely represents that anything disposed of by him for value is a patented product1, he is liable on summary conviction to a fine2. For these purposes, a person who for value disposes of an article having stamped, engraved or impressed on it or otherwise applied to it the word 'patent' or 'patented' or anything expressing or implying that it is a patented product is taken to represent that the article is a patented product3.

These provisions do not apply where the representation is made in respect of a