Official Journal October 2018

Citation: A81
Online publication date: 31.10.2018

EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE


Information from the EPO

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 5 October 2018 concerning the days on which EPO filing offices are closed in 2019

1. Under Rule 134(1) EPC, time limits expiring on a day on which at least one EPO filing office is not open for receipt of documents (closing days) are extended until the first day thereafter on which all the filing offices are open for receipt of documents and on which ordinary mail is delivered.

2. In 2019, as hitherto, the EPO's filing offices in Munich, The Hague and Berlin will be closed for the receipt of documents on every Saturday and Sunday. The other closing days in 2019 are listed below.

Days

 

Munich

The Hague

Berlin

New Year's Day

01.01.2019

Good Friday

19.04.2019

Easter Monday

22.04.2019

Labour Day

01.05.2019

Ascension Day

30.05.2019

Whit Monday

10.06.2019

Corpus Christi

20.06.2019

 

 

Assumption Day

15.08.2019

 

 

Day of German Unity

03.10.2019

 

All Saints' Day

01.11.2019

 

 

Bridging day

23.12.2019

Christmas Eve

24.12.2019

Christmas Day

25.12.2019

Boxing Day

26.12.2019

Bridging day

27.12.2019

Bridging day

30.12.2019

New Year's Eve

31.12.2019

 

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