Deadline for voluntary amendments

The South African Patent Office will be closed on 22, 25 and 27 April 2011, which are public holidays in South Africa. These days are deemed dies non for the purpose of the South African Patents Act. In view of the closures, please note that in the case of any South African patent application to be granted on 28 April 2011, we require your instructions well before 21 April 2011 in order to give us sufficient time to prepare the amendments and file by 21 April 2011.

If your South African patent application will be granted on 28 April 2011 and you are considering voluntary amendments, please contact your South African patent attorney before the deadline of 21 April 2011.

Date published: 2011/03/08
Author: Spoor & Fisher

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