UK IPO ‘interrupted days’ continue

22nd Apr 2020

The UK IPO has announced that its ‘interrupted days’ period will continue into May.

Intellectual property office

Following a review of the current situation, the UK IPO has decided to continue its period of interruption.

The UK IPO declared ‘interrupted days’ on 27th March, which provides deadline extensions for UK trade marks and designs.

On 7th May, the UK IPO has agreed to extend this official interruption until at least 28th May.

The ‘interrupted days’ period will be reviewed again on 28th May.

The UK IPO will give at least two weeks’ notice before ending the ‘interrupted days’ provisions.

Click here to read the UK IPO’s full statement

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