Closure of Offices: Azerbaijan, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Tunisia and Viet Nam

April 22, 2020

Time limits - suspended or held in abeyance:  Italy and Spain

The Offices of Azerbaijan, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Tunisia and Viet Nam have informed WIPO that they are closed to the public until further notice.

The Office of Italy has also informed WIPO that periods in all administrative proceedings before the Office have been suspended.

The Office of Spain has provided information about the suspension or holding in abeyance of time limits for proceedings and procedures handled by the Office, as well as time limits relating to acts or rights which are enforceable before the Office.

For further details, please refer to Information Notices No. 8/20209/2020, 10/2020, 11/2020, 12/2020 and 13/2020.

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