You will all be aware of the impact that the CoVid-19 virus outbreak is having around the world. Abel + Imray have already made preparations for the likely impact of such a scenario on business activities and will continue to operate effectively to look after your IP matters throughout this changing situation thus enabling you to focus on the plans and people of your organisation.
Users and staff of Intellectual Property Offices are naturally also being affected. Over the weekend, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Union IPO (which administers EU trade marks and designs) have both announced that deadlines falling in the coming weeks will be extended:
Apr 29, 2019
Nov 20, 2020
Nov 16, 2020