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Rule 29AContents of the Defence to the Counterclaim

The Defence to the Counterclaim for revocation shall contain:

(a) an indication of the facts relied on, including any challenge to the facts relied on by the defendant;

(b) the evidence relied on [Rule 170.1], where available, and an indication of any further evidence which will be offered in support;

(c) the reasons why the Counterclaim for revocation shall fail, including arguments of law and any argument as to why any dependent claim of the patent is independently valid;

(d) an indication of any order the claimant and the proprietor will seek in respect of the revocation action at the interim conference [Rule 104(e)];

(e) the claimant’s and the proprietor’s response to the defendant’s choice of option, if any, provided for in Article 33(3) of the
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