Patent Office Closures for Pesach

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The Israel Patent Office will be closed from 3rd April 2015 to 11 April 2015 for Pesach (Passover), and will open again for business on 12 April 2015.

Deadlines falling during the period that the Israel Patent Office is closed are automatically extended until 12 April 2015.

However, trademarks and PCT Applications may be filed on line during the festival and will receive the date that they are filed. Notwithstanding this, according to discussion with Dr Michael Bart, the USPTO now accepts PCT applications that are filed late due to Israel Patent Office closures.

One Response to Patent Office Closures for Pesach

  1. Sharon Rosen says:

    Hi Michael,

    The USPTO has to honor the closing days of the Receiving Offices around the world now! So it does not matter ☺

    Chag Sameach!
    Sharon

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