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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 Unit
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