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Rule 56.Lodging of the Defence to the Counterclaim for infringement

1. Within two months of service of a Counterclaim for infringement, the claimant shall lodge a Defence to the Counterclaim for infringement.

2. The Defence to the Counterclaim for infringement shall contain the matters referred to in Rule 24.1(e) to (h) [1] and (j) [2] and a statement whether the claimant disputes the defendant’s assessment of the
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The Statement of defence shall contain:
(e) an indication of the facts relied on, including any challenge to the facts relied on by the claimant;
(f) the evidence relied on [Rule 170.1], where available, and an indication of any further evidence which will be offered in support;
(g) the reasons why the action shall fail, arguments of law and any argument arising from the provisions of Article 28 of the Agreement and where appropriate any challenge to the claimant’s proposed claim interpretation;
(h) an indication of any order the defendant will seek in respect of the infringement action during the interim procedure [Rule 104(e)];

The Statement of defence shall contain:
(j) a list of the documents, including any witness statements, referred to in the Statement of defence together with any request that all or part of any such document need not be translated and/or any request pursuant to Rule 262.1 or Rule 262A. Rule 13.2 and .3 shall apply -.