Claim form (database right infringement)—the contents
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  • Claim form (database right infringement)—the contents

Claim form (database right infringement)—the contents

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?

The purpose of the claim form

A claim form is the document used to start proceedings. It contains information relevant to the proceedings, including: the court reference number to be used on all subsequent court documents; the parties to the proceedings; what is being claimed; particulars of the claim (including any claim for interest); and contact details for the claimant, generally the claimant’s solicitor.

Guidance as to the contents of a claim form generally can be found in the Practice Note: Claim form—the contents.

This Precedent provides an containing suggested text for use in relation to a claim for database right infringement. The form sets out guidance as to the specific points which should be taken into account when completing a claim form for use in such proceedings.

The claim form is part of a suite of Precedents,

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