Clause 13 - Offence of unauthorised copying etc. of design in course of business

Part of Intellectual Property Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:30 am on 30th January 2014.

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Photo of Dai Havard Dai Havard Labour, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 11:30 am, 30th January 2014

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Government amendment 7.

Amendment 25, in clause 13, page 11, line 27, leave out ‘and’ and insert—

‘(ia) knowing that, or being reckless as to whether, making the product is an infringement of the registered design, and’.

Government amendments 8 and 9.

Amendment 26, in clause 13, page 11, line 35, leave out ‘uses’ and insert ‘sells’.

Amendment 27, in clause 13, page 11, line 39, after ‘so’, insert ‘deliberately’.

Government amendments 10 and 11.

Amendment 28, in clause 13, page 11, line 42, at end insert—

‘(ia) the person does so knowing that, or being reckless as to whether offering putting on the market, importing, exporting or selling of the product is an infringement of the registered design.’.

Amendment 29, in clause 13, page 12, leave out line 6 and insert—

‘(a) reasonably believed that the registered design was not infringed.’.

Amendment 30, in clause 13, page 12, leave out line 7.

Government amendments 12, 13 and 14.