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

Wednesday Feb 03, 2016

Ongoing EFS-Web Issues

Follow-on Access Issues Resolved

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.

Ongoing EFS-Web Issue

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.

Planned Events

Friday Feb 12, 2016

Systems and PRPS Maintenances

Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance affecting several systems beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 5 a.m., Sunday, February 28 ET.

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

  • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Inquiry System (TTABVUE)
  • Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR)

PRPS Maintenance

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.

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