Remedies Available in Case of Failure to Meet a Time Limit and Extension of Time Limits in Case of Closure

March 19, 2020

In view of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization reminds users of the remedies available under the Hague System in case of disruptions to mail, delivery, or electronic communication services leading to a failure to meet a prescribed time limit, or the closure of an Office of a Contracting Party.

For further information on these remedies, please refer to Information Notice No. 5/2020. PDF, Hague Notice 5/2020

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