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Subject Telephone Fax TTY
Parking, Colonial Parking 703-683-3140
Patent Academy
See Training Facility, Madison West
Patent and Trademark Office Documents
(Certified or Uncertified)
571-272-3150
800-972-6382
571-273-3250
Patent and Trademark Resource Centers (PTRC) 571-272-5750 571-273-0088
Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) Technical Support 571-272-4100
866-217-9197
Patent Applications
See Applications, Patent
Patent Assignments
See Assignments
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
General Information 571-272-4300 571-273-0419
Patent Copies (Certified or Uncertified)
See Copies
Patent Documents (Certified or Uncertified)
See Patent and Trademark Office Documents (certified or Uncertified)
Patent Electronic Business Center
(P-EBC) Customer Service Center

Send e-mail to: ebc@uspto.gov
866-217-9197
571-272-4100
571-273-0048
Patent Electronic Filing System
Send e-mail to: efs@uspto.gov
Patent Examining Groups
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center

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Subject Telephone Fax TTY
Patent Filing Receipt
See Filing Receipt, Patent
Patent Grant, Non-Receipt
See Application Assistance Unit
Patent Products (Electronic) 571-272-5600 571-273-0110
Patent Statistics 571-272-5600 571-273-0110
Pre-Grant Publication/18-month Publication under AIPA
See Application Assistance Unit
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (Patent Statistics)
Send e-mail to: ipd@uspto.gov
571-272-5600 571-273-0110
Patent Term Adjustment 571-272-7702 571-273-8300
Patent Term Extension 571-272-7702 571-273-8300
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) 571-272-9797 571-273-0053
Patented Files 703-756-1800
PatentIn Software Program Support
See Patent Electronic Business Center
866-217-9197
571-272-4100
571-273-0048
(PCT) Patent Cooperation Treaty
Personnel
See Human Resources, Office of

Subject Telephone Fax TTY
Petitions, Patent 571-272-3282 571-273-0025
Abandonment, Withdrawal of Examiner's Holding of 571-272-3282
Abandonment, Withdrawal for Failure to Pay Issue Fee
See Application Assistance Unit
Abandonment, Withdrawal for Failure to Perfect Drawings
See Application Assistance Unit
Access to Application Files
See Application Assistance Unit
Amendment After Payment of Issue Fee
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Amendment, Refusal to Enter
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Appeals Reinstated, Appeal Dismissed by Technology Center
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Attorney, withdrawal of During Prosecution 571-272-3282
Certificate of Correction, Refusal to Issue
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Concurrent Ex Parte and/or Inter Partes Proceedings 571-272-9797
Disclaimers to Overcome Rejection
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Examiner's Requirements or Holdings, Review of
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Expunge Papers
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Extensions of Time
During Pendency at Board of Patent Appeals
and Interferences
571-272-9797
During Pendency in Technology Center
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
In Court Matters 571-272-9035
To Appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) or Commence a Civil Action 571-272-9035
Filing Date 571-272-3282
Final Rejection, Premature
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Interferences
Access to Applications, Unopened Preliminary Statements 571-272-9797
From Action by a Primary Examiner or an Interlocutory 571-272-9797
Institute an Interference
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Late Settlement Papers 571-272-9797
Priority Papers in Patent Application 571-272-9797
Reconsideration of Decision on Motion 571-272-9797
Issuance, Defer 571-272-3282
Late Payment
Issue Fee 888-786-0101
571-272-4200
Maintenance Fee 571-272-6500
License to File in Foreign Countries
See Director, Patent Technology Center 3600
Limited Recognition to Prosecute Specified
Application(s) See Enrollment and Discipline
Make Special
Within Jurisdiction of Board of Patent Appeals and Interference 571-272-9797
Based Upon Age or Health of Applicant 571-272-3282
All others
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Multiple Reissue Applications 571-272-4200
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Applications 571-272-4300 571-273-0419
Priority Papers, After Payment of Issue Fee 571-272-4200
Priority Papers, Return of
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Reexamination Petitions 571-272-9797
Rehearing, Reconsideration, or Modification of Board Decision 571-272-9797
Rejection, Premature Final
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Reopen Prosecution After Decision by Board of
Patent Appeals and Interferences
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Restriction Requirement
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Revive and Abandoned Application 571-272-8950
Supervisory Authority of Commissioner, Invoke in
Matters Concerning the Patent Examining Operation
571-272-3282
Suspension of Action, Second or Subsequent
See Appropriate Patent Technology Center Director
Suspension of Rules Relating to the Examining of
Patent
571-272-3282
Withdraw from Issue 571-272-3282

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Subject Telephone Fax TTY
Petitions, Trademark
General 571-272-8950 571-273-8950
Status 571-272-5400 703-746-3000
Post-Registration Information, Trademarks 571-272-9500 571-273-9500
Pre-Examination, Office of (Trademark) 571-272-9598 571-273-9598
Pre-Grant Publication Division
See Application Assistance Center
571-272-4200
Presentation Patent 800-972-6382
571-272-3150
Press-Related Questions
See Office of Public Affairs
Products and Services Catalog, USPTO 800-786-9199
571-272-1000
571-272-9950
Program Control, Office of (Trademark) 571-272-7200 571-273-7200
Provisional Applications for Patent, General Information 800-786-9199
571-272-1000
800-877-8339
Public Affairs, Office of 571-272-8400 571-273-0340
Public PAIR
See Patent Electronic Business Center (P-EBC)
Public Records Customer Service Representatives
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
571-272-3150
Public Search Facility (Patent and Trademark)
Location: Madison- East, 1st Floor
600 Dulany St.
Alexandria, VA 22313
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(except Federal holidays) No staff assistance after 6:00 p.m.
571-272-3275 571-273-0021
Public Training (Automated Search Systems) 571-272-3275 571-273-0021
Public Service Window, Patents
See Customer Service Window (Patents)
Public Service Window, Trademarks
See Trademark Assistance Center
Publications (USPTO), General Information 800-786-9199
571-272-1000
571-273-3245 800-877-8339