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).

18.2.2020
Temporary unavailability of web-form filing on 19.02.2020
12.2.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) – resolved
12.2.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS)
12.2.2020
Temporary unavailability of the refund claim service and delays in displaying debit orders in Online Fee Payment from 28.02.2020 until 02.03.2020
29.1.2020
Temporary unavailability of web-form filing on 19.02.2020
28.1.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) - resolved
28.1.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS)
14.1.2020
Technical fault in our "Jobs" website - resolved
13.1.2020
Technical fault in our "Jobs" website
13.1.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services on 20 January 2020
12.1.2020
Technical fault in Classic Espacenet - resolved
12.1.2020
Technical fault in Open Patent Services - resolved
12.1.2020
Technical fault in the European Patent Register - resolved
12.1.2020
Technical fault in Classic Espacenet
12.1.2020
Technical fault in Open Patent Services
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