Temporary unavailability of EPO online services

Owing to technical maintenance work, a number of EPO online services will be unavailable on Saturday, 21 November between 10.00 and 15.00 hrs CET.

The services that will be unavailable are:

  • Online Filing for national filings submitted to the German Patent and Trade Mark Office
  • Online Filing of the PCT request form (PCT/RO/101) where the German Patent and Trade Mark Office is the receiving Office
  • PCT-SAFE where the German Patent and Trade Mark Office is the receiving Office

Please note that DPMAdirekt will remain available throughout the maintenance period.

Users may need to check their firewall settings for outgoing submissions and, where necessary, update the German Patent and Trade Mark Office IP address from 145.64.132.139 to 145.64.161.100 for Online Filing and from 145.64.133.25 to 145.64.161.101 for PCT-SAFE or to connect to the German Patent and Trade Mark Office https://securedpma.epoline.org/receiver (Online Filing) or https://pctsafe.securedpma.epoline.org/receiver (PCT-SAFE).

Settings for DPMAdirekt remain unchanged.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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