The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) will be closed from October 1, 2019 to October 7, 2019 for the Chinese National Day holiday. All official deadlines falling on the above dates will be automatically extended to October 8, 2019. Note that Saturday, September 28, 2019 and Saturday, October 12, 2019 will be work days and CNIPA will be open. Accordingly, please provide your Chinese counsel with instructions for actions due as soon as possible to avoid a rush immediately after the holiday.
Chinese National Day celebrates the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949. This year, Beijing will host a large military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the PRC’s founding.