最新情報

Information on the Current Status of the Patent and Trademark Offices

IP OfficeOperative Status Exceptional MeasuresOfficial
Communication 
On Site OnlineExtension
of Terms 
Other
Measures 
GERMANYLimitedAvailable  Click here
EUIPO ClosedAvailable  Click here
EPOLimitedAvailable Oral proceedings in examination and opposition proceedings only via videocoferenceClick here
 
WIPOLimitedAvailable All communication
by postal mail
suspended;
documents are only
transmitted via
e-mail
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ARGENTINA OpenAvailable

Terms of all
procedures
suspended

 

 

 
ARIPOClosedAvailable
Term extensions
may be available
upon request 
 
  
AUSTRALIALimitedAvailableArrangements
will be in place until 31 October
 Further extensions 
of time for up to
3 months are 
now available 
if required
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AUSTRIAOpenAvailableTerms
restarted
1 May 2020

 

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BENELUX
(BOIP)
OpenAvailable

Suspended terms resumed on
1 July 2020


 

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BRAZIL LimitedAvailableSuspended terms are resumed
on
1 June 2020
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CANADAOpenAvailableSuspended terms are resumed
on
29 August 2020
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CHINAOpenAvailableTerms may be
extended
upon request
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COLOMBIALimitedAvailable

Terms restarted on
16 June 2020

  
FINLANDLimitedAvailable

 
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FRANCELimitedAvailable
Terms extended
until at least
23 July or
23 August 2020
 
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INDIAOpenAvailableTerms suspended
until further
notice
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INDONESIALimitedAvailable  

 
ISRAELClosedAvailable   
ITALYLimitedAvailable

Terms were
extended until
31 July 2020

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JAPANOpenAvailableTerms may be
extended upon
request
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MALAYSIAOpenAvailable 

 

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MEXICOOpenAvailable   
NEW
ZEALAND
OpenAvailable

Terms were
extended until
31 July 2020

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NORWAYLimitedAvailableTerm extensions
are granted
upon request
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OAPILimitedAvailable  Click here
PERUOpen Available 

 

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PHILIPPINESOpenAvailableTerms extended
upon request
All hearings
suspended
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RUSSIALimitedAvailable

Term extensions
until 31 December
2020 available
upon request 

 Click here
SAUDI
ARABIA
OpenAvailable  


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SINGAPOREClosedAvailableTerms
extensions
ended on
4 June 2020
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SOUTH
KOREA
LimitedAvailableTerm extensions
ended
on 31 May 2020
Oral hearings
are postponed
upon request
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SOUTH
AFRICA
LimitedAvailable   
SPAIN LimitedAvailable

Suspended terms
were resumed on
1 June 2020


 

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SWITZER-
LAND
OpenAvailable  Click here
TAIWANOpenAvailableNo general term
extensions but
remedies
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THAILANDOpenAvailable
 
  
UKLimitedAvailableSuspended terms were resumed on 30 July 2020 Click here
USALimitedAvailable  Click here
URUGUAY LimitedAvailable 


 

 
VENEZUELA ClosedLimitedTerms for all procedures have been suspended from March 16, 2020 
 
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VIETNAMOpenAvailable 

 

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Updated on 23 September 2020, 4:00 pm.

The information contained in this document has been gathered from the IP Offices before which Maiwald is acting as representative, and from information received from our international colleagues. This is a purely indicative summary. We do not warrant its completeness or accuracy.
More information about the current situation can be found on the website of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

If you require more information about these or other IP offices or if you have other IP-related questions regarding the current situation, do not hesitate to contact us at info@maiwald.eu. Our office is fully operative, and our complete team is entirely at your disposal.

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