As of today, the EPO has introduced more stringent measures in order to protect the health and safety of the EPO’s staff and users. The Office has also extended the period for which its coronavirus prevention measures will be in force to 31 May 2022:
Further information on access to EPO buildings can be found here.
We understand that some of these measures may cause disruption to our users and we apologise for any inconvenience caused. We are continuously monitoring the situation to see if and when we can take steps towards a gradual and cautious re-opening of our premises. We will therefore continue to provide updates as necessary. Further details on all the EPO’s measures related to coronavirus can be found here.