2017

26.7.2017
Asian patent information: Search guides for Chinese sources have been updated
25.7.2017
Online Filing software - new update now available
24.7.2017
Technical issue with payments submitted via online services
21.7.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
18.7.2017
Problem with Online Filing update
18.7.2017
Practical information about the new location for the Boards of Appeal
17.7.2017
Technical fault in Online Fee Payment resolved
13.7.2017
We are currently experiencing some technical issues with the Pending Orders view in Online Fee Payment.
13.7.2017
The report on the 152nd meeting of the Administrative Council is now available online
12.7.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 16 July 2017
10.7.2017
Financial statements 2016 are now available online
5.7.2017
Environmental Report 2016 published
5.7.2017
Temporary unavailability of Online Fee Payment today
4.7.2017
Notice concerning the resumption of proceedings following the decision of the Administrative Council of 29 June 2017 to amend Rules 27 and 28 EPC in order to exclude from patentability under Article 53(b) EPC plants and animals exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes
4.7.2017
Temporary unavailability of Mailbox, My Files, Administration on 5th July 2017
4.7.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
3.7.2017
Applications for the post of President of the European Patent Office are being accepted now
3.7.2017
Temporary unavailability of Online Fee Payment on 5th July 2017
3.7.2017
New online filing (CMS) upgraded to version 1.14
30.6.2017
Decision amending Rules 27 and 28 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 6/17)
30.6.2017
The Official Journal 6/2017 is now available online
28.6.2017
Temporary unavailability of discussion forum on 29.6.2017
27.6.2017
Temporary unavailability of new online filing (CMS)
20.6.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
19.6.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 25 June 2017
14.6.2017
Patent Information News number 2/2017 is available online
1.6.2017
The IP5 results brochure is available online
1.6.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
31.5.2017
EPO Boards of Appeal Case Law 2015 and 2016 is now available online
31.5.2017
The Official Journal 5/2017 is now available online
29.5.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
18.5.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 21 May 2017
17.5.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
17.5.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 20 May 2017
28.4.2017
The Official Journal 4/2017 is now available online
25.4.2017
The 10th edition of the "Euro-PCT Guide: PCT procedure at the EPO" is now available in HTML
24.4.2017
Asian patent information: Facts and figures for India updated
21.4.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
21.4.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
10.4.2017
The 10th edition of the "Euro-PCT Guide: PCT procedure at the EPO" is now available in PDF
6.4.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
5.4.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 8 April 2017
3.4.2017
Online Filing software – new update now available
31.3.2017
The Official Journal 3/2017 is now available online
27.3.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 27 March 2017 resolved
24.3.2017
Patent Information News number 1/2017 is available online
24.3.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 2 April 2017
17.3.2017
The report on the 151st meeting of the Administrative Council is now available online
16.3.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
15.3.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
10.3.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 12 March 2017
9.3.2017
Notice concerning issuing a provisional opinion accompanying the partial search results
6.3.2017
An index of links to sections of the Guidelines for Examination related to computer-implemented inventions is now online
28.2.2017
The Official Journal 2/2017 is now available online
24.2.2017
The annual report of the boards of appeal of the European Patent Office 2016 is now available online
23.2.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
22.2.2017
Official Journal Supplementary publication 2, 2017, Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives is now available online
17.2.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 19 February 2017
17.2.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
16.2.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
31.1.2017
Official Journal Supplementary publication 1, 2017, Information from the Boards of Appeal Presidium is now available online
31.1.2017
The Official Journal 1/2017 is now available online
31.1.2017
Online Filing software – V 5.10 full package for installation now available
26.1.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
25.1.2017
Display of full-text documents in Global Patent Index (GPI)
23.1.2017
Open Patent Services (OPS) version 3.2 now in production
19.1.2017
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 21 January 2017
16.1.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated
16.1.2017
New online filing (CMS) upgraded to version 1.13
12.1.2017
Temporary unavailability of new online filing (CMS)
17.1.2017
The list of the representatives of the Member States on the Administrative Council has been updated
10.1.2017
Archives of legal texts now online
4.1.2017
The Administrative Council's calendar has been updated

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