Matter contrary to "ordre public" or morality

The omission, from the publication of the application, is mandatory for the first category (Rule 48(1)(a)). 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.

With regard to patentability issues with such matter, see G‑II, 4.1 and subsections.

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