Interrupted days continue at the UK IPO

1st Jun 2020

The UK IPO will review its 'interrupted days' period on 22nd June.

UK IPO office

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

Deadlines for trade marks, designs, patents and supplementary protection certificates since 24th March will be extended until the UK IPO notifies the end of the interrupted days period. 

The UK IPO said:

"Though changes to lockdown regulations have enabled some businesses to resume more normal operations there continues to be disruption and impact for many".

The UK IPO has said it will help rights holders, businesses and IP professionals plan ahead, by providing a minimum of two weeks’ notice before ending the interrupted days period.

The ‘interrupted days’ period will be reviewed again on 22nd June.

Click here to read the full statement 

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