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Rule 12Exchange of written pleadings (infringement action)

1. The written procedure shall consist of:

(a) the lodging of a Statement of claim (by the claimant) [Rule 13];

(b) the lodging of a Statement of defence (by the defendant) [Rules 23 and 24]; and, optionally

(c) the lodging of a Reply to the Statement of defence (by the claimant) [Rule 29(b)]; and

(d) the lodging of a Rejoinder to the Reply (by the defendant) [Rule 29(c)].

2. The Statement of defence may include a Counterclaim for revocation [Rule 25.1].

3. If a Counterclaim for revocation is lodged:

(a) the claimant and any proprietor who becomes a party pursuant to Rule 25.2 (hereinafter in this Rule 12 and Rules 29 to 32, “the proprietor”) shall lodge a Defence to the Counterclaim for revocation [Rule 29(a)&#
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