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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

Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Current Status

Currently there are no events.

Planned Events

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014

TIDM, OEMS, System, USPTO.GOV, TMOG, and Public PAIR Maintenance

TIDM Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark Identification Manual for Acceptable Goods and Services (TIDM) beginning at 10:30 p.m., Friday, April 25 and ending at 2 a.m., Saturday, April 26.

If your Internet browser was open during the maintenance period, you will need to close the browser completely and reopen it prior to accessing ID Manual.

OEMS Maintenance Affecting Public/Private PAIR, and AppFT/PatFT

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Order Entry Management System (OEMS) beginning at midnight and ending at 4 a.m., Saturday, April 26.

The OEMS Web Application will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

The following applications will also be affected by the maintenance:

  • Application Full-Text (AppFT) and Patent Full-Text (PatFT) on the Web will be available. However, the two functions "Add to cart" and "View cart" will be unavailable.
  • Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (Public PAIR) and Private Patent Application Information Retrieval (Private PAIR) will be available. However, the interface to OEMS supporting Document ordering will be unavailable.

System Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance affecting the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) and the Trademark Manual Examination Procedure (TMEP) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 2:01 a.m., Saturday, April 26.

MPEP and TMEP search functionality will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

USPTO.GOV Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance affecting www.uspto.gov and all related Online Business Systems beginning at 10 p.m., Saturday, April 26 and ending at 4 a.m., Sunday, April 27.

Access to www.uspto and all related Online Business Systems may experience intermittent service interruptions during the maintenance period.

TMOG Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG) beginning at midnight and ending at 4 a.m., Sunday, April 27.

The TMOG will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

Public PAIR Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance affecting several systems beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 5 a.m., Sunday, April 27.

The following systems will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

  • Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (Public PAIR)
  • Employee Locator
  • GAU Class/Subclass Search

 

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