Patents Court guide

Detailed guidance for lawyers on how to take a dispute about a patent or registered design to the Patents Court.


Patents Court guide


Covers different aspects of handling the case, including:

  • statements of case
  • case management conferences
  • disclosing documents
  • listing a case
  • skeleton arguments
  • trial bundles
  • contacting the court

You should read the document alongside the Chancery Division guide and the relevant procedure rules.

Published 4 December 2014
Last updated 18 December 2017 + show all updates
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