EPO offices closed from 24.12.2018 to 1.1.2019

All our offices will be closed over the holiday period from 24 December 2018 and will open again on 2 January 2019.


Temporary unavailability of some online services on 28 October 2018

Due to technical maintenance work, the following online services will not be available between 02.00 and latest 06.00 hrs CET on 28 October 2018:

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

We apologise for any inconvenience

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