The European Patent Office (EPO) is closed until 11 Jan 2021

In response to the current situation with coronavirus, the EPO has announced that the offices in Munich, The Hague, and Berlin are closed from 24 December 2020 until Monday, 11 January 2021.

This is an addition of one week to the period in which the filing offices will not be open for receipt of documents.

Read the full message from the EPO.

If you have any questions regarding a current filing, please contact your usual aera attorney.