INFORMATION FROM THE EPO
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 2 November 2003 concerning closure of the DEPAC system X.25 service
The DEPAC system X.25 service will no longer be available as from
1 January 2004.
In future, customers should use epoline® Online Fee Payment, which provides all the functionalities previously available via the DEPAC system X.25 service.
epoline® Online Fee Payment can be accessed via the Internet, using the smart card and smart card reader supplied free of charge by the European Patent Office.
Online Fee Payment can be accessed via the epoline® website at www.epoline.org.
Online Fee Payment is available from Monday to Friday, 08.00 to 19.00 hrs CET.
Further information can be obtained from:
EPO Customer Services
European Patent Office
NL - 2280 HV Rijswijk
Tel.: (+31-70) 340 4500
Fax: (+31-70) 340 4600