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 5 November 2018

Due to technical maintenance work, the following online services will not be available between 19.00 and latest 23.00 hrs CET on 5 November 2018:  

  • Espacenet patent search (also via the EPO's mobile website)
  • European Patent Register (also via the EPO's mobile website)
  • Open Patent Services
  • Online Fee Payment

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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