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).

21.10.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services – download of documentation and executable files
19.10.2020
Temporary unavailability of all EPO online filing services on 24 October
14.10.2020
Technical fault in Espacenet Services on 14 October
13.10.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services on 14 October 2020 – download of documentation and executable files
11.10.2020
Technical fault with discussion forums – resolved
11.10.2020
Technical Fault with Discussion Forums
8.10.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) on 8 October 2020
28.9.2020
Temporary unavailability of the EPO shop, the credit card fee payment service and claim refunds on 1 October 2020
17.9.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) – resolved
17.9.2020
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS)
15.9.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services – download of documentation and executable files
2.9.2020
Temporary unavailability of Web-form filing on 9 September 2020
2.9.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services on 6 September 2020
27.8.2020
Temporary unavailability of online services on 27 August 2020
26.8.2020
Temporary unavailability of new online filing (CMS) on 30 August 2020
RSS: Online services

Quick Navigation