An International Guide to
Patent Case Management for Judges

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9.9.6 Disclosure

Only specific disclosure (i.e., disclosure of particular documents or classes of documents) is available in IPEC and will typically be limited to one or more of the issues identified at the CMC.

The procedure for disclosure under Practice Direction 57AD of the CPR does not apply in IPEC, although litigants will be expected to disclose all known adverse documents, whether or not an order for disclosure is made at the CMC.190