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Bavaria, where the Munich filing offices are located, 15 August 2018
(Assumption Day) is a public holiday.

The EPO filing
offices in Munich, Berlin and The Hague will be open on 15 August 2018
[1] As
this day is a public holiday in Munich, no mail will be delivered there, since
local postal service providers will not be operating. Users are therefore
informed that under Rule 134 EPC there will be an extension of periods expiring
on 15 August 2018.

Although postal
delivery will not take place on that day, documents can still be filed in
electronic form, by fax, or by delivery by hand at the Munich EPO premises or
in the automated mailbox.[2]

Fee payments can
be made via a deposit account held with the EPO as outlined in the Arrangements
for deposit accounts.[3]
Attention is drawn to the possibility of submitting debit orders with a
deferred execution date. Fees can also be paid by credit card.[4] For
payments made by bank transfer, please refer to Article 7(3) RFees.

Oral proceedings
scheduled for the above day will take place as usual.