HC Deb 14 October 1941 vol 374 cc1219-20
6. Sir John Wardlaw-Milne

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has yet made any arrangements to simplify the procedure and reduce the cost incurred by patentees who apply to the court for a suspension of patent fees, in view of the fact that their patents cannot be worked owing to the war?

Sir A. Duncan

I am hoping shortly to introduce legislation to facilitate the obtaining of extensions of the term of their patents by patentees who have suffered loss or damage by reason of the war.

Sir J. Wardlaw-Milne

Will that apply-to people who have patents which they have not been able to renew?

Sir A. Duncan

Yes, Sir.

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