Posted by Laura Ercoli on Thursday April 30th, 2020

EUIPO extends time limits to 18 May 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) published yesterday its Decision No EX-20-4 which extends until 18 May 2020 all time limits affecting all parties in proceedings before the Office that expire between 1 May 2020 and 17 May 2020 inclusive.marchi dell'Unione Europea

This is the second extension of time limits issued by EUIPO in response to the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Decision No. EX-20-3 had previously extended until 1 May 2020 all time limits expiring between 9 March 2020 and 30 April 2020.

The EUIPO’s guidance on the application of the two above decisions can be found here.

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