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.


Open Patent Services: CPC International roll-out planned for 24 August 2019

The EPO would like to draw your attention to a change affecting the handling of bibliographic data in Open Patent Services (OPS). This change will follow the roll-out of the Cooperative Patent Classification International project (CPCI database) planned for 24 August 2019. If you use OPS to access worldwide bibliographic data, please refer to the file CPC International documentation and sample package.zip for further details, sample files and documentation.

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