USPTO Systems Status and Availability

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.

Current Status

Friday Dec 02, 2022

Current Events

There are no current events at this time. 

Planned Events

Friday Dec 02, 2022

Planned Events

TEAS and TEASi system maintenance

The Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and TEAS International (TEASi) will be unavailable on Saturday, December 3, from 12:01-8 a.m. ET. We’re updating the forms to comply with the new deadline to respond to office actions for applications.

You will not be able to file TEAS or TEASi forms during the maintenance. File all saved forms and e-signature forms by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, December 2. If you don’t file these forms by that time, you will have to start the process again with new forms. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Multiple Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance affecting multiple systems from 12:01 a.m., until 6 a.m. Saturday, December 3 ET.

During the maintenance period, the following systems will be unavailable:

    • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board VUE (TTABVUE)

    • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)

Patent Electronic Filing System-Web (EFS-Web) Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on EFS-Web from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Sunday, December 4 ET.

During this maintenance period, Fee Worksheets and Acknowledgement Receipts for submissions will not be generated.

Applicants may file submissions in EFS-Web during this time, but wait until Monday for those documents to be generated. Applicants may still file submissions via Patent Center.

Multiple Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance affecting multiple systems from 12:01 a.m. until 2 a.m. Tuesday, December 6 ET.

During this maintenance period, availability of Supplemental Content data for new applications and follow-ons filed will be delayed in the following systems:

    • Patent Center

    • Private Patent Application Information Retrieval (Private PAIR)

Please check Patent Center or Private-PAIR after the maintenance period for confirmation of availability of the Supplemental Content Data. If you have questions, please contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at (866) 217-9197 during their operating hours of 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday - Friday ET, or email ebc@uspto.gov.