These online services have been designed to allow applicants, attorneys and other users to conduct their EPO business electronically in a secure state-of-the-art environment.
We have initiated a major programme to improve IT support for the filing and processing of patent applications.
Use the online filing software to file EP, Euro-PCT and PCT applications; submissions in EPO opposition, appeal, limitation and revocation proceedings; and subsequently filed documents for all EP proceedings.
Online fee payment is a convenient and user-friendly online service designed for holders of EPO deposit accounts.
If you need to consult or appoint a professional representative, you can find one on our regularly updated database.
Check dates, times and other details of public EPO oral proceedings on oppositions or appeals.
The Administration facility allows you to specify which members of your staff can access the online fee payment and mailbox services.
My files allows you to compile a portfolio of folders containing your favourite published files.
The Mailbox service allows professional representatives to receive communications from the EPO online.
We take your online security and confidentiality very seriously. Security features are implemented using SSL, smart cards, and PKI technology.