Patents Act, 1964


The Office and the Controller.

Patents Office.

77.—(1) There shall continue to be, for the purposes of this Act and for such other purposes as have been or may, from time to time, be assigned to it by the Oireachtas, an office for the registration of patents, designs and trade marks which shall be known as the Patents Office and references in any enactment to the Industrial and Commercial Property Registration Office established under the Act of 1927 shall be construed as references to the Office.

(2) The Office shall be under the immediate control of the Controller who shall act under the general superintendence and direction of the Minister.