July-August 2019 | No. 07-08/2019


Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines: Not Open for Business from 31 July to 2 August 2019

Due to the holding of a three‑day workshop at the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines, the Office was not open to the public for the purposes of the transaction of official business from Wednesday 31 July to Friday 2 August 2019, inclusive. 

Consequently, pursuant to PCT Rule 80.5, if the expiration of any period during which any document or fee in connection with an international application was required to reach the Office fell on one of those days, that period was extended so as to expire on the next succeeding business day, which was Monday, 5 August 2019.

For further information, please refer to the information published on the website of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines at: