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COVID 19 IP proceedings on pause – European IP offices grant time limit extensions during the coronavirus pandemic

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, most IP offices implemented measures to minimise negative impacts on users. Here is an overview of the measures taken by EUIPO, the European Patent Office, UKIPO, the Austrian Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, and WIPO.

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