China National Intellectual Property Administration Closure Dates for 2021
On November 25, 2020, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China announced the holiday schedule for 2021 including for the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA). Patent deadlines are postponed to the next regular working day.
|Name||Date||Duration||Weekend Work Dates|
|New Year’s Day||Jan 1 — Jan 3, 2021||three days||N/A|
|Spring Festival||Feb 11 — Feb 17||seven days||Feb 7 and Feb 20|
|Qingming Festival||Apr 3 — Apr 5||three days||N/A|
|Labor Day||May 1 — May 5||five days||Apr 25 and May 8|
|Dragon Boat Festival||June 12 — June 14||three days||N/A|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||Sept 19 — Sept 21||three days||Sept 18|
|National Day||Oct 1 — Oct 7||seven days||Sept 26 and Oct 9|
Weekends are usually swapped with the weekdays next to the actual holiday to create a longer vacation period.
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