The Netherlands Patents
At this time, the Netherlands Patent Office is operating at nearly full force. The process of filing applications and documents continues. Because of current government measures that may lead to restrictions for businesses and authorities, the Netherlands Patent Office has introduced a number of changes. For up-to-date information from the Netherlands Patent Office, please visit: https://english.rvo.nl/news/coronavirus-consequences-patent-granting-netherlands .
The Belgian Office for Intellectual Property will take any measures possible and use any available flexibility within the applicable legislation to alleviate or eliminate the potential adverse consequences of the current circumstances for users. For up-to-date information from the Belgian Office for Property, please visit: https://economie.fgov.be/nl/nieuws/effecten-van-covid-19-op-de .
The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property has also taken measures; deadlines, for instance, have been postponed. For more information from the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property, please visit: https://www.boip.int/en/entrepreneurs/news/boip-takes-measures-to-combat-coronavirus .