2021

Legal safeguards may be available against outages of online filing and fee payment services, depending on the service affected and the day and duration of the outage. A dedicated webpage informs users about any outages of these services.

For more information, please see the notice from the EPO dated 18 January 2018 (OJ EPO 2018, A25). Please also consult Rule 134 EPC, point 5.5 of the ADA (Supplementary publication 5, OJ EPO 2017) and Article 5 of the Decision of the President of the EPO dated 11 March 2015 (OJ EPO 2015, A28).

1.3.2021
Temporary unavailability of eTendering 5 March 2021 at 15:00
22.2.2021
Technical fault in online filing , PCT and PCT-SAFE (for DPMA only) and ePCT (reference no. 1310739) – detected and resolved
19.2.2021
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no. 1309990) – resolved
19.2.2021
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no.1309990)
19.2.2021
Temporary unavailability of online services on 27 February 2021
18.2.2021
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 20 February 2021
8.2.2021
Temporary unavailability of some online services on 14 February 2021
3.2.2021
Temporary unavailability of new online filing (CMS) on 6 February 2021
31.1.2021
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no. 1299471) – resolved
31.1.2021
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no.1299471)
29.1.2021
Temporary unavailability of online services on 6 and 7 February 2021
29.1.2021
Technical fault in new online filing (CMS) (reference no. 1298009) – detected and resolved
26.1.2021
Temporary unavailability of Espacenet, OPS and Register on 27 January 2021
26.1.2021
Partial unavailability of online refund claim and fee payment services from 28 to 31 January 2021

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