CMS Expert Guide to the Covid-19 procedural deadlines for IP law

An overview by our Intellectual Property Experts

As in all aspects of business, COVID-19 is impacting the world of IP and the position is constantly changing. To help you prioritise and plan, the Global IP practice at CMS has put together an overview of COVID-19's current impact on procedural timetables before courts, national intellectual property offices and key international IP institutions. This overview reflects the legislative status as of April 22, 2020 and will be updated.

Our team is up to date on the latest developments and are ready to assist you immediately. For further advice please contact your usual CMS IP team member, or feel free to reach out to either of the authors who can put you in touch with a local expert.


Portrait of Carsten Menebröcker
Dr. Carsten Menebröcker, LL.M. (NYU)
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Tom Scourfield