2007 Rule 52

52. Request for information where section 118(4) applies

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(1) Where the circumstances specified in section 118(4) exist, a request under section 118(1) must be accompanied by evidence verifying their existence.

(2) The comptroller must notify the applicant for the patent of any request.

(3) The notification must be accompanied by a copy of the request and the accompanying evidence.

(4) The applicant may, before the end of the period of 14 days beginning immediately after1 the date of the notification, inform the comptroller that the circumstances specified in section 118(4) do not exist; otherwise the comptroller may treat him as accepting that those circumstances exist.

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