21 August 2023

August Bank Holiday Office Closure 2023 – UK

Please note that our offices in the UK are closed Monday, 28 August due to a national holiday and reopen Tuesday, 29 August at 9.00am GMT.

Whilst the UKIPO is closed, the EPO, DPMA, EUIPO as well as WIPO are open. Our Munich office is also open.

If you have an urgent renewal or other deadline due outside of the UK that falls whilst our UK offices are closed and you require urgent assistance, please contact Ralf Bucher ( for advice on how to proceed.

Any correspondence received when our offices are closed will be dealt with on the next working day (29 August 2023).