Patents Regulations 2014

118 Opposition to restoration of patent application

(1)

The period prescribed for the purpose of section 127(1) of the Act for giving notice to the Commissioner of opposition to an order being made under section 128 of the Act is 2 months after the date on which the request for the order is published in the journal under section 125(4) of the Act.

(2)

The notice of opposition—

(a)

must identify the ground or grounds in section 127(1) of the Act that apply; and

(b)

must be accompanied by a statement of case setting out the facts upon which the opponent relies.

(3)

The Commissioner must give a copy of the notice of opposition and statement of case to the applicant.

(4)

In this regulation and regulation 120, opponent means the person who has given notice to the Commissioner of opposition to an order being made under section 128 of the Act.

Compare: SR 1954/211 r 97