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Notices of possible system outages
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Ongoing EFS-Web Issues
All EFS-Web applications filed on January 5, as well as on January 13 and 14, can now be viewed in Private PAIR and follow-on submissions can be submitted in EFS-Web.
Please verify your application and if you have any questions, contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at 866-217-9197 (toll-free) or 571-272-4100.
EFS-Web Acknowledgement Receipt (N417) and Fee Transmittal (WFEE): Some EFS-Web submissions filed on Dec 22 and Dec 27 did not receive an acknowledgement receipt (N417) and correct fee transmittal (WFEE).
Technical teams are aware of this problem and are actively working to resolve it. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Posted at 06:00PM Feb 03, 2016 in Current Status |
The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Payment Review Processing System (PRPS) beginning at 3 a.m., Sunday, February 14 and ending at 4 p.m., Monday, February 15 ET.
PRPS will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
Posted at 04:00AM Feb 12, 2016 in Planned Events |