The omission, from the publication of the application, is mandatory for the first category. Examples of the kind of matter coming within this category are: incitement to riot or to acts of disorder; incitement to criminal acts; racial, religious or similar discriminatory propaganda; and grossly obscene matter.[Rule 48(1)(a); ]
With regard to patentability issues with such matter, see G‑II, 4.1 and subsections.
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021