Designs Rules, 2001
Restoration of Designs.-
An application for
the restoration of a design under section 12 shall be made in Form - 4.
Upon consideration of
the application and the evidence adduced by the proprietor of the design, if
any, if the Controller is satisfied that a prime facie case for the restoration
of the design has not been made out he shall intimate the proprietor of the
design accordingly, and unless within one month from the date of such
intimation the proprietor requests to be heard in the matter, the Controller
shall refuse the application.
3. If the registered
proprietor requests for hearing within the time allowed and the Controller
after giving the register proprietor such a hearing, is prima facie satisfied
that the failure to pay the fee for extension of copy right was unintentional,
he shall allow the application for restoration.