Technical fault in online filing services (reference no. INC0226557) detected and resolved

On 05.07.2024 between 10:15 and 13:30 WIPO experienced technical problems with their ePCT system, which also affected ePCT embedded in OLF2.0.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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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).


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