Technical fault in online filing services

WIPO is currently experiencing technical problems with ePCT in Online Filing 2.0, first identified on 28.03.2024, at 14:20 h. WIPO technicians are working to fix the issue as soon as possible.

Important notice

Legal safeguards may be available where filing or fee payment services were not available, depending on the service affected, the day and duration of the unavailability and the procedural situation. For details see Rule 134 EPC, Rule 82quater.2 PCT, the ADA (Supplementary publication 3, OJ EPO 2022) and the notice from the EPO dated 22 October 2020 (OJ EPO 2020, A120).


Please always quote the reference number indicated above when addressing the EPO in relation to this issue.