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2016 Christmas and New Year Holidays
21 December 2016 by Andy Harding

We would like to inform all our clients, friends and associates that our UK offices will be closed from 3pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen on Wednesday 28 December 2016. They will then be closed again from 3pm on Friday 30 December 2016, reopening as normal on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

The UK Intellectual Property Office will be closed on 26 & 27 December 2016 and 2 January 2017. Any UKIPO deadlines falling on those days will automatically be extended to the next working day.

The  European Patent Office (EPO) will be closed from 26 December 2016 to 30 December 2016 inclusive. Any EPO deadlines falling during that time will automatically be extended to 2 January 2017. If your email relates to such an extended deadline, and your Forresters attorney is away until after that date, please forward to munich@forresters.co.uk

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (formerly OHIM) will be closed from 26 December 2016 to 2 January 2017 inclusive. Any EUIPO deadlines falling during that time will automatically be extended to 3 January 2017.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will be closed on 26 & 30 December 2016 and 2 January 2017.

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