Patent decision

BL number
Concerning rights in
EP(UK) 1237474B
Hearing Officer
Mrs S E Chalmers
Decision date
16 April 2014
Person(s) or Company(s) involved
OR Specific Inc
Provisions discussed
PA 1977, Section 29
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An offer to surrender was not opposed but the proprietor had given notice of an action for revocation pending before the High Court. Having regard to the practice where surrender was offered in revocation before the comptroller, it was considered desirable to bring the offer into the same forum as the revocation action. Surrender was therefore stayed to await the outcome of the court proceedings or any order from the court that the surrender proceedings should continue.

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