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Rule 276Service of orders and decisions

1. Any order or decision of the Court shall be served on each of the parties in accordance with the provisions of Sections 1, 2 or 3 of this Chapter 2, as the case may be.

2. Decisions by default pursuant to Rule 355 [1] resulting from failure of the defendant to lodge a Defence to revocation [Rule 50] [2] or failure to lodge a Defence to the Statement for a declaration of non-infringement [Rule 67] [3] within the time limit set by these Rules or by the Court, may be served on the defendant at the place of business of a professional representative or legal practitioner as defined in Article 134 EPC who is recorded as the appointed representative for the subject European patent with unitary effect, th
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[1-
1. Upon request a decision by default may be given against a party where:
(a) the Rules of Procedure so provide if a party fails to take a step within the time limit foreseen in these Rules or set by the Court; or
(b) without prejudice to Rules 116 and 117 , the party which was duly summoned fails to appear at an oral hearing.
2. A decision by default against the defendant of the claim or counterclaim may only be given where the facts put forward by the claimant justify the remedy sought and the procedural conduct of the defendant does not preclude to give such decision.
3. A decision by default against the defendant of the claim or counterclaim may only be given where the time limits for the defence to the claim or counterclaim have expired and thus, it is established that the service of the claim or counterclaim was effected in sufficient time to enable the defendant to enter a defence.
4. A decision by default shall be enforceable. The Court may, however:
(a) grant a stay of enforcement until it has given its decision on any Application under Rule 356; or
(b) make enforcement subject to the provision of security; this security shall be released if no Application is made or if the Application fails.

[2-
1. The Defence to revocation shall contain the matters referred to in Rule 24(a) to (c). Rule 29A(a) to (d) and (f) to (g) shall apply mutatis mutandis.
2. Any Application to amend the patent shall contain the matters referred to in Rule 30.1(a), (c) and an explanation as to why the amendments satisfy the requirements of Articles 84 and 123(2), (3) EPC and why the proposed amended claims are valid. Rule 30.2 shall apply.
3. Any Counterclaim for infringement shall contain the matters referred to in Rule 13.1(k) to (q) and where the defendant assesses that the value of the dispute including the Counterclaim for infringement exceeds the value of the revocation action by more than [EUR***] an assessment of the value of the dispute including the Counterclaim. Rule 13.2 and .3 shall apply.

[3-
The defendant shall lodge a Defence to the Statement for a declaration of non-infringement within two months of service of the Statement for a declaration of non-infringement.