EUIPO – COVID-19 – Further deadline extension
Following up on its decision No. EX 20-3 of 16 March 2020 extending all EUIPO deadlines until 1 May 2020, the EUIPO’s Executive Director issued another decision on deadline extensions. According to decision No. EX 20-4 of 29 April 2020, all time limits expiring between 1 May 2020 and 17 May 2020 inclusive that affect all parties in proceedings before the EUIPO are extended until 18 May 2020.
Having said that, if the parties submit observations during that time the proceedings will resume as usual and the case will not be kept on hold until the expiry of the extended time limit.