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(p. 143) 6. Infringement and revocation 

(p. 143) 6. Infringement and revocation
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(p. 143) 6. Infringement and revocation
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Paul Torremans

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10.1093/he/9780198734772.003.0006
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date: 22 July 2019

This chapter discusses the law on patent infringement and revocation. The grounds on which a patent may be revoked are established by s. 72 of the UK Patents Act 1977. On the issue of infringement, s. 60 of the 1977 Act is the key provision and unusually makes separate, although not dissimilar, provisions for patents that are for products and those that are for processes. Interpretation of claims is a key aspect of any infringement case.

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