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Rule 24Contents of the Statement of defence

The Statement of defence shall contain:

(a) the names of the defendant and of the defendant’s representative;

(b) postal and electronic addresses for service on the defendant and the names and addresses of the persons authorised to accept service;

(c) the action number of the file;

(d) an indication whether the defendant has lodged a Preliminary objection [Rule 19] [[-
1. Within one month of service of the Statement of claim, the defendant may lodge a Preliminary objection concerning:
(a) the jurisdiction and competence of the Court, including any objection that an opt-out pursuant to Rule 5 applies to the patent that is the subject of the proceedings;
(b) the competence of the division indicated by the claimant [Rule 13.1(i)];
(c) the language of the Statement of claim [Rule 14]
2. A Preliminary objection shall contain:
(a) particulars in accordance with Rule 24(a) to (c);
(b) the decision or order sought by the defendant;
(c) the grounds upon which the Preliminary objection is based; and
(d) where appropriate the facts and evidence relied on.
3. The Preliminary objection shall be drawn up in the language pursuant to Rule 14.
4. If the action
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