6 April 2020 Jacobacci & Partners

All time limits before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi -UIBM) has officially been suspended from 23 February 2020 to 15 April 2020, while the European Union Office for Intellectual Property (EUIPO) has extended until 1 May 2020 all time limits expiring between 9 March and 30 April 2020, without distinction.

The European Patent Office (EPO) also published a Notice extending the terms. Periods expiring on or after 15 March 2020 will be extended to 20 April 2020. Please feel free to contact us for further clarifications.


Suspension and extension