Industrial Design Office Practices (Page 8 of 17)
If there is no response to a report within the specified period for reply, the application will be considered abandoned as of the date of expiry of the specified period for reply.
Once the application has been abandoned, the Office will send a "Notice of Abandonment" to the applicant as a courtesy. The notice will set out the reason for abandonment and the requirements for reinstatement. No fees will be refunded.