Availability of online services

Important notice:

Legal safeguards may be available against outages of online filing and fee payment services, depending on the service affected and the day and duration of the outage. A dedicated webpage informs users about any outages of these services.

For more information, please see the notice from the EPO dated 18 January 2018 (OJ EPO 2018, A25). Please also consult Rule 134 EPC, point 5.5 of the ADA (Supplementary publication 5, OJ EPO 2017) and Article 5 of the Decision of the President of the EPO dated 11 March 2015 (OJ EPO 2015, A28).

1.12.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) and in all online services (reference nos. 1279522 and 1279907) – Legal safeguards apply
27.11.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no. 1279522) – resolved
27.11.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no 1279522) – update
27.11.2020
Technical fault in online services (reference no. 1279907) – resolved
26.11.2020
Technical fault in online services (reference no. 1279907)
26.11.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no 1279522) – update
26.11.2020
Technical Fault in Online Filing (CMS) reference no. 1279522
25.11.2020
Potential interruptions to online services on 26 November 2020
18.11.2020
Technical fault in Patent Translate (reference no. 1276215) – detected and resolved
17.11.2020
Temporary unavailability of eTendering on 20 November 2020
11.11.2020
Temporary unavailability of EPO online services
4.11.2020
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 7 November 2020
2.11.2020
Technical fault in online filing - resolved
30.10.2020
Temporary unavailability of the claim refund online functionality of the credit card fee payment service on 30 October 2020
27.10.2020
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 31 October 2020
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