If a person represents that a patent has been applied for in respect of any article disposed of for value by him and:
(1) no such application has been made1; or
(2) if made, has been refused or withdrawn2,
he is liable on summary conviction to a fine3. 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 words 'patent applied for' or 'patent pending' or anything expressing or implying that a patent has been applied for in respect of the article is taken to
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