Notices of possible system outages
Check this page for the latest information on operating status and availability of Online Business Systems. For Standard Hours of Availability for Online Business Systems, System Descriptions, and Operating Requirements/Compatibilities, see the links at left.
Problems Viewing USPTO Web Pages with Older Web Browsers
If you are using an older version of a Web browser, you may experience slow response or script errors when viewing pages on www.uspto.gov.
USPTO is continuing to work towards a resolution. In the meantime, your use of a newer browser should significantly improve performance.
Posted at 06:23PM Feb 23, 2015 in Current Status |
USPTO Phone Contact Centers, TMNG ID Manual, PRPS, and USPTO Website Maintenances
USPTO Phone Contact Centers
USPTO will perform maintenance affecting the USPTO phone contact centers beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, February 27 and ending at 10 p.m., Sunday, March 1 EST.
Callers may experience longer than normal wait times during the maintenance period.
The following USPTO websites will also be unavailable during the maintenance period:
TMNG ID Manual Maintenance
The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark Next Generation (TMNG) beta version of the Identification Manual for Acceptable Goods and Services beginning at 10:01 p.m., Friday, February 27 and ending at 3 a.m., Saturday, February 28 EST.
TMNG IDM users may experience difficulty connecting to the TMNG IDM beta version during the deployment period. The legacy Trademark ID Manual available at http://tess2.uspto.gov/netahtml/tidm.html is not impacted.
USPTO will perform maintenance on the Patent Review Processing System (PRPS) beginning at 1 a.m. and ending at 6 a.m., Saturday, February 28.
PRPS will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
USPTO Website Maintenance
The USPTO public website, www.uspto.gov, will undergo maintenance beginning at 3 a.m. and ending at 6 a.m., Tuesday, March 3 EST.
Users may experience intermittent interruptions when trying to access the site during the maintenance period.
Posted at 02:08PM Feb 26, 2015 in Planned Events |