Patent/Trademark Office Information
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Patent and Trademark Offices around the world are announcing special measures to take account of likely business disruption, not only to their own operations but also to those of their customers. This page is intended to provide our clients with a summary of the current measures that have been announced. However, due to the generality of these measures and the rapid pace at which things are changing, we would recommend that where possible you continue to provide instructions in the usual way observing the normal deadlines. We will keep you updated on further developments and we are ready to answer your questions in relation to any specific cases of concern.
Major Countries Changing PTO Procedures
European Patent Office
European IP Office (Trademarks)
Major Countries Announcing No Changes to Operations
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Other Countries Suspending PTO Operations
Other Countries Suspending or Extending PTO Deadlines
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