EPO offices closed from 23.12.2019 to 1.1.2020

All our offices will be closed over the holiday period from 23 December 2019 and will open again on 2 January 2020.


Temporary unavailability of some online services on 29 October 2017

Owing to technical maintenance work, the following online services will not be available on Sunday 29 October 2017 between 03.00 and 05.00 hrs CET:

  • Espacenet
  • European Patent Register (also via the EPO's mobile website)
  • Open Patent Services (OPS)
  • Automatic debiting in online fee payment

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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