2022

Legal safeguards may be available against planned and unplanned outages of online filing and fee payment services, depending on 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 22 October 2020 concerning the procedures and safeguards which apply under the EPC and the PCT in the event of outages of means of electronic filing and other online services (OJ EPO 2020, A120), Rule 134(1) EPC and point 5.5 of the ADA (Supplementary publication 4, OJ EPO 2019).

1.8.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Thursday, 11 August 2022
27.7.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Wednesday, 27 July 2022
26.7.2022
Temporary unavailability of EPO online services
22.7.2022
Technical fault in the MyEPO Porfolio service (reference no. INC0070434) - detected and resolved
21.7.2022
Technical fault in our credit card fee payment service (reference no. INC0070251) – detected and resolved
15.7.2022
Malfunction in WIPO Sequence version 2.1.1
4.7.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 04 July 2022
28.6.2022
Technical fault in online services (reference no. INC0066476) – detected and resolved.
28.6.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 28 June 2022
23.6.2022
Technical fault in MyEPO Portfolio (reference no. INC0062138 ) – resolved
22.6.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 26 June 2022
14.6.2022
Temporary unavailability of smart card activation on 18 June 2022
14.6.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 18 June 2022
7.6.2022
Technical fault in Online Fee Payment (reference no INC0062260) – detected and resolved
3.6.2022
Technical fault with MyEPO Portfolio (reference no.INC0062138)
30.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services from 4 June to 5 June 2022
25.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 29 May 2022
24.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 28 May 2022
24.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Monday, 30 May 2022
24.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of the Online Filing 2.0 service on Saturday 28 May
19.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 21 May 2022
12.5.2022
Technical fault in Open Patent Services (OPS) (reference no. INC0057627) – detected and resolved
12.5.2022
Technical fault in Espacenet (reference no. INC0057627) – detected and resolved
11.5.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 14 May 2022
2.5.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. INC0055108) - resolved
3.5.2022
Technical fault in Online Fee Payment (reference no. INC0054423) - detected and resolved
2.5.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. INC0055108)
21.4.2022
Incorrect display of publication date or date of (expected) grant for a limited number of applications in European Patent Register (reference no. INC0052731)
20.4.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Thursday, 20 April 2022
5.4.2022
Technical fault in the European Patent Register (reference no. INC0050040) – resolved
5.4.2022
Technical fault in the European Patent Register (reference no. INC0050040) - Update
4.4.2022
Technical fault in the European Patent Register (reference no. INC0050040)
4.4.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Thursday, 7 March 2022
2.4.2022
Technical fault in the EuropeanPatent Register (INC50040)
1.4.2022
Temporary unavailability of some online services on Monday, 4 March 2022
1.4.2022
Technical fault in the European Patent Register (reference no. INC0049765 – detected and resolved
30.3.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. CS010804) – detected and resolved
24.3.2022
Temporary unavailability of eTendering 1 April 2022 at 15:00
23.3.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no.CS009445) – detected and resolved
17.3.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. CS008388) – resolved
17.3.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 18 March 2022
17.3.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. CS008388)
2.3.2022
Technical issue with Customer Service phone system-detected and resolved
28.2.2022
Technical fault in Online Filing 2.0 (reference no. CS004924) – detected and resolved
11.2.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services from 18 February to 21 February 2022
4.2.2022
Temporary unavailability of several online services on 8 February 2022
26.1.2022
Temporary unavailability of Online Filing (Epoline) on 27 January 2022
26.1.2022
Temporary unavailability of eTendering 28 January 2022 at 14:00 hrs
12.1.2022
Temporary unavailability of smart card activation on 18 January 2022

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