15 December 2020

Season’s greetings from Venner Shipley

Season’s greetings and happy new year from all of us at Venner Shipley!

New Year office closure

Please note that our offices will be closed for the New Year from 12 noon Thursday 31 December, reopening 9am Monday 4 January. The UKIPO, EPO and EUIPO will be closed on the days our office is closed so any deadlines falling on any of these days will be due on the next working day. Please email for further information.

Whilst the EPO, EUIPO and WIPO are closed, the UKIPO is open. If you have an urgent renewal or other deadlines due outside of the UK that falls whilst our offices are closed and you require urgent assistance, please contact Philip Harrison either by email ( or phone +44 (0) 7719 530299 for advice on how to proceed. All non-urgent enquiries will be dealt with on Monday 4 January 2021.