Potential interruptions to online services on 18 April 2020

Owing to technical maintenance work the following online services of the EPO may be subject to minor service interruptions on Saturday, 18 April 2020 between 22:00 and midnight CET:

  • New online filing (CMS)
  • Online Filing
  • Online Filing national via the German online filing server (DPMAdirektPro)
  • Web-form filing
  • European Patent Register (also via the EPO's mobile website)
  • Espacenet (also via the EPO's mobile website)
  • Open Patent Services
  • Single Legal Source (SLS)
  • Trilateral Document access
  • My Files
  • Mailbox
  • Administration
  • Online fee payment
  • Credit card fee payment service
  • Claim refunds online
  • EPO shop
  • Fax server

www.epo.org will offer very limited functionality. The following parts will not work: interactive features (e.g. search engines), contact forms, discussion forums, file download, display of electronic tender procedures. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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