Patents Act, 1964

Unauthorised claim of patent rights.

88.—If any person falsely represents that any article sold by him is patented, he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds; and for the purposes of this provision a person who sells an article having stamped, engraved or impressed thereon or otherwise applied thereto the word “patent” or “patented”, or any other word expressing or implying that the article is patented, shall be deemed to represent that the article is patented.