As you are surely aware, the novel coronavirus COVID 19 has now also reached Europe. In this context the Office has taken a number of precautionary measures as regards its own staff and recommends to extend these measures to all visitors to our premises or participants in our events.
Therefore we invite you to abstain from attending the EUIPO event, if you come from or have visited, within the last 14 days, the countries and regions identified by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (see for the most up to date list at: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/areas-presumed-community-transmission-2019-ncov * ) such as: China (mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao); Singapore; South Korea; Iran; Japan; and the following regions in Northern Italy: Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto.
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