Temporary unavailability of EPO online services

Owing to technical maintenance work, many of the EPO's online services will be temporarily unavailable from Friday 6 April 07.00 hrs to Monday 9 April 19.00 hrs.

Affected services include:

  • Espacenet
  • European Patent Register
  • Online Fee Payment
  • MyFiles
  • Mailbox
  • Open Patent Services
  • discussion forums
  • downloads and PDFs
  • contact and order forms
  • search (website, board of appeal decisions, events, etc.)

Online Filing and informational pages on the EPO website will be available throughout the weekend.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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