Christmas Closure Dates

Our office will be closed 24th, 25th, 28th, 31st December and 1st January and we will be operating a skeleton staff on 29th and 30th December. 

The EUIPO will be closed from 24th December to 1st January inclusive and the EPO will be closed from 24th December to 8th January inclusive. Most deadlines falling on any of those dates will carry forward to 4th January and 11th January respectively.

The UKIPO will be open on 24th and 29th to 31st December. UK deadlines falling on these dates will require action. All of our incoming emails and other communications will be monitored during business hours on these days. Nevertheless, we would be grateful to receive early instructions for anything requiring attention during the holiday period.

We have also been advised of likely disruptions and delays in processing filings etc at the UKIPO in the first week of January, due to Brexit related activity. If you have deadlines to meet, or filings to make at the UKIPO during the early part of January, we strongly advise attending to them as early as possible.