Technical fault in online filing services - Resolved

We are pleased to inform you that the issue encountered with with ePCT in Online Filing 2.0 reported on 28.03.2024 has been resolved with effect of 28.03.2024 at 17.00h.

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.