26 May 2021

Notice of UK public holiday 31 May 2021

Our UK offices and the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) are closed on Monday 31 May 2021 for a public holiday. Official deadlines at the UK IPO falling on Monday 31 May 2021 will automatically be extended to the next working day (Tuesday 1 June 2021).

The European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) are open on Monday 31 May 2021 and we will maintain cover to deal with urgent matters. Our Munich office is also open.

Please contact Anton Hutter 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 by emailing him. Alternatively send an email to for advice on how to proceed.