Prague, 27 February 2021, updated 26 March 2021
In line with Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic No. 199/2021 on the adoption of a crisis measure, as amended by Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic No. 315/2021 from 27 February 2021 to 11 April 2021, these rules of operation of the Industrial Property Office are being introduced:
In all cases where possible, the written, electronic or telephone contact of clients with IPO-CZ employees is preferred by:
- postal address: Industrial Property Office, Antonín Čermáka 2a, 160 68 Praha 6 – Bubeneč
- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- data box: ix6aa38
- fax: +420 224 324 718
- phone: +420 220 383 111, +420 220 383 XXX (hotline)
- databases of industrial property rights (patents, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks) and all important information available at www.upv.cz
Office hours are as follows:
Monday and Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 8 am – 3 pm
Friday 8 am – 2 pm
During a personal visit, it is necessary to respect the ban on moving and staying in public areas of the Office without respiratory protective equipment (nose, mouth), which is a respirator or similar device (always without exhalation valve) meeting at least all technical conditions and requirements (for the product), including filtration efficiency of at least 94% according to relevant standards (e.g. FFP2, KN 95), medical face mask or similar device meeting at least all technical conditions and requirements (for the product) of ČSN EN 14683+AC standard, which prevent the spread of droplets, and use disinfectants.
The Office remains in operation for all administrative work within its competence. Databases of industrial property rights (patents, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks) are continuously updated. All important information intended for the public is available on the website www.upv.gov.cz.
Thank you for your understanding of the emergency. We apologize for any inconvenience.
IPO-CZ Emergency Committee