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Aux termes de l'article 63:2 de l'Accord sur les ADPIC, les Membres doivent notifier les lois et réglementations qu'ils auront rendues exécutoires, et qui visent les questions faisant l'objet de l'Accord, au Conseil des ADPIC pour l'aider dans son examen du fonctionnement de l'Accord.

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Cote du document Membre notifiant Membre soulevant la question Question Réponse Date de distribution du document  
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 19. Please explain whether or not your legislation extends to the protection of designs dictated essentially by technical or functional considerations. Please explain how textile designs are protected.
The draft legislation does not extend to the protection of designs dictated essentially by technical or functional considerations. Textile designs are not provided for.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 20. Please explain how your legislation protects right holders of a design against importing of articles bearing embodied or copied design.
Section 21 of the draft legislation states that exploitation of a registered industrial design in Grenada by persons other than the registered owner requires the agreement of the right holder. The exploitation of a registered industrial design under the Act means the making, selling, importation of articles incorporating the industrial design.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 21. Please state whether or not your legislation provides for the right to issue a compulsory licence for industrial designs.
There is no provision for the issue of compulsory licence for industrial designs under the Act.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 22. Please indicate for what period of time your legislation grants protection for industrial designs.
Under the draft legislation, the registration of an industrial design is for a period of 5 years from the filing date of the application for registration, renewable for two further consecutive periods of 5 years.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 23. Please describe how your legislation defines the notions of novelty, inventiveness and industrial application.
Section 3(2)(a) of our draft legislation states "for the purposes of this Act, "invention" means an idea of an inventor which permits in practice the solution to a specific problem in the field of technology". It also states that an invention may be, or may relate to, a product or a process.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 24. Please explain whether or not in your legislation, patent or otherwise, patent rights are enjoyed without any exclusions. If exclusions are provided for, please describe in detail how these exclusions are applied in legal as well as practical terms.
Section 12(4)(a) of the draft legislation states that rights under the patent do not extend to: (i) acts in respect of articles which have been put on the market in Grenada by the owner of the patent or with the owner's consent; (ii) to the use of articles on aircraft, land vehicles or vessels of other countries which temporarily or accidentally enter air space, territory or waters of Grenada; (iii) acts done only for experimental purposes relating to a patented invention; (iv) acts performed by any person who in good faith, before the filing or, where priority is claimed, the priority date of the application on which the patent is granted, was using the invention or was making effective and serious preparations for such use in Grenada.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 25. Please explain whether your legislation provides for the exclusion of inventions from patentability based on ordre public or morality. If so, please explain the relevant section of your legislation and explain its formulation. Please also explain if it has been applied in practice.
Section 4(5) states "Inventions the commercial exploitation of which would be contrary to public order or morality are not patentable".
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 26. Please explain whether or not diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods are excluded from patentability in your legislation. If so, please explain the relevant section of your legislation and explain its formulation.
Section 3(3)(c) of the draft legislation excludes from patentability diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for the treatment of humans or animals, and products for use in any of those methods.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 27. Please explain whether or not plants, animals and essentially biological processes are excluded from patentability in your legislation. If so, please explain the relevant section of your legislation and explain its formulation.
There is no provision in the present draft for addressing the protection of plants, animals and essentially biological processes.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 28. Please describe how micro-organisms, non-essentially biological processes, microbiological processes and plant varieties are protected in your legislation. Please explain, in this respect, the relevant sections of your legislation.
[No response received]
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 29. Please explain how your legislation protects patent right holders against the importing and against the offering for sale of a patented invention.
Section 12 of the draft legislation states that the exploitation of a patented invention requires the agreement of the right holder. Exploitation therein means the making, importing, offering for sale, selling or using the product, stocking the product for the purposes of offering for sale, selling or using it.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 30. Please state if your legislation provides for patent product protection of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products. In the affirmative, please indicate the legal reference.
There is no provision in the draft for patent product protection of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 31. Please clarify if the patent protection of a process, as provided for in your legislation, covers the product obtained directly by that process.
Yes, in accordance with section 12(2) of the draft legislation, the exploitation of patent granted in respect of a process or a product obtained directly by means of the process, requires the agreement of the right holder.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 32. Please explain the additional conditions, if any, in your legislation other than the sufficient disclosure of the invention in Article 29 of the TRIPS Agreement (e.g. submission of justification for access to genetic material or prior inform consent to its use). If such additional conditions exist, please point out the relevant legislations and describe the additional conditions in detail.
There are no such additional conditions in the draft legislation other than the sufficient disclosure of the invention.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 33. Please describe if your legislation provides for limited exceptions to the exclusive rights conferred by a patent. If affirmative, please make a reference to relevant legislation.
Section 14 of the draft legislation states that in the public interest, in particular national security, nutrition, health or the development of vital sectors of the national economy, the Minister has determined that the manner of exploitation by the owner of the patent or a licensee is anti-competitive, he/she may remedy such practice. The minister may decide that, even without the agreement of the owner of the patent, a Government agency or a third person designated by the Minister may exploit the invention.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 34. Please explain whether or not your legislation provides for compulsory licensing. If so, please explain in detail the conditions under which a compulsory licence may be granted. In particular, please explain how your national legislation considers individual merits in the authorization of such use.
If the public interest (in particular, national security, nutrition, health or the development of other vital sectors of the national economy) so requires; or the relevant authority has determined that the manner of exploitation by the owner of the patent or a licensee is anti-competitive, and is satisfied that the exploitation of the invention in accordance with this subsection would remedy such practice, may decide that, even without the agreement of the owner of the patent, a Government agency or a third person designated by the Minister may exploit the invention. The exploitation of the invention is limited to the purpose for which it was authorized and is subject to the payment to the owner of adequate remuneration, taking into account the economic value of the Authority's decision, and the need to correct anti-competitive practices. The Authority must only take a decision after hearing the owner of the patent and any interested person who wishes to be heard.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 35. Please explain how your legislation explicitly ensures that a proposed user has made efforts to obtain authorization from the right holder on reasonable commercial terms and conditions and that such efforts have not been successful within a reasonable period of time. In this context, how do you define "reasonable period of time". Please also explain how your legislation ensures that the use of a compulsory licence shall be authorized predominantly for the supply to the domestic market of the Member authorizing such use.
In accordance with section 14(8) of the draft legislation, "A request for the Minister's authorization must be accompanied by evidence that the owner of the patent has received, from the person seeking the authorization, a request for a contractual licence, but that that person has been unable to obtain such a licence on reasonable commercial terms and conditions and within a reasonable time". There is no definition of "reasonable period of time". In accordance with section 14(9) "The exploitation of the invention by the Government agency or third person designated by the Minister must be predominantly for the supply of the market in Grenada".
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 36. Please state if your legislation grants additional protection for innovations after the 20 years of patent protection has lapsed.
There is no provision in the draft legislation for additional protection for innovations after the 20 years of patent protection has lapsed.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 37. Please explain how your legislation provides for the enhanced patent protection of patents or patent applications pending on 1st January 1995.
There is no provision in the draft legislation for patents pending on 1 January 1995.
08/06/2004
IP/Q/GRD/1, IP/Q2/GRD/1, IP/Q3/GRD/1, IP/Q4/GRD/1 Grenade Union européenne 38. Please explain how your legislation provides for the reversal of the burden of proof in relation to process patents.
Section 50(4) states that for the purposes of proceedings, other than criminal proceedings, in respect of the violation of the rights of the owner of a patent, if the subject matter of the patent is a process for obtaining a product, the burden of establishing that a product was not made by the process is on the alleged infringer subject to the product being new, and a substantial likelihood exists that the product was made by the process and the owner of the patent has been unable through reasonable efforts to determine the process actually used.
08/06/2004

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