(1) A person who acquires a patent or share in a patent or an interest in a patent (the acquirerA) must apply to the Commissioner for registration of the acquirer’s title or of the acquirer’s interest A's title or interest.
(2) However, the person who disposes of the patent or share in a patent or who confers the interest may instead apply to register the acquirer’s A's title or interest (and in this case subsection (1) does not apply).
(3) In either case, the application must be made, and any prescribed documents must also be provided to the Commissioner, in the prescribed manner.
(4) This section applies to acquisitions and disposals by assignment, transmission, operation of law, mortgage, licence, or by any other means (other than a compulsory licence granted under subpart 5).
Compare: 1953 No 64 s 84(1), (2), (5)