USPTO Systems Status and Availability
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 Apr 29, 2016

Trademarks Systems Maintenance

Trademarks Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will be performing maintenance affecting several Trademarks Systems beginning at 12 a.m. and ending by 6 a.m. (possibly on a frequent basis for the near future).

The systems listed below may be intermittently unavailable during these maintenance periods:

  • Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG) – The TMOG referenced will be unavailable during the maintenance period however, the PDF version of the gazette will be available.
  • Trademarks Next Generation Identification Manual for Acceptable Goods and Services (TMNG IDM). The TMNG IDM referenced will be unavailable during the maintenance period however, the legacy version of the ID Manual will be available.
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)/Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi) – The TEAS Plus form using the ID Manual NG will not function during the maintenance. The remainder of the TEAS/TEASi forms may experience outages and mark images will not be available.
  • Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR)

Planned Events

Tuesday May 03, 2016

Fee Processing System, Financial Manager and Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront, USPTO Call Center, TEAS/TEASi Maintenances

Fee Processing System Maintenance

The USPTO will conduct maintenance on the Fee Processing system nightly from 1:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., April 26 through May 8 ET.

The maintenance will cause an outage to Financial Manager and Patent Maintenance Fee Storefront. The maintenance will also cause interruption to payment processing for users of the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS), Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi), and the Order Entry Management System (OEMS). 

Users attempting to pay for a trademark order via TEAS or TEASi, should save their work and not try to pay during the maintenance timeframe.

Users processing an order via OEMS should not try to pay for an order during the maintenance time frame.

Financial Manager and Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront Maintenance

The USPTO will conduct maintenance on Financial Manager and Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront beginning at 12:30 a.m. and ending at 2:30 a.m., Thursday, May 5 ET.

Financial Manager and Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

The maintenance will also cause interruptions to payment processing for users of the following systems:

  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)

Users attempting to pay for a trademark order via TEAS or TEASi, should have their work and not try to pay during the maintenance timeframe.

Users processing an order via OEMS should not try to pay for an order during the maintenance timeframe.

USPTO Call Center Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the USPTO call center software beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 5 a.m., Friday, May 6 ET.

The websites listed below will be unavailable during the maintenance period:

USPTO Call Center Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the USPTO call center software beginning at 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 6 and ending at 5 a.m., Saturday, May 7 ET.

The websites listed below will be unavailable during the maintenance period:

TEAS/TEASi Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance affecting TEAS and TEASi beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 8 a.m., Sunday, May 8 ET.

TEAS and TEASi will be unavailable during maintenance.

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