555. Disclosure and inspection.

The general rules relating to disclosure and inspection of documents1 apply to patents claims with certain modifications2.

Standard disclosure3 does not require the disclosure of documents where the documents relate to:


    (1)     the infringement of a patent by a product or process where, not less than 21 days before the date for service of a list of documents the defendant notifies the claimant and any other party of his intention to serve full particulars of the product or process alleged to infringe and any necessary drawings or other illustrations, and on or before the date for service the defendant serves