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Posted at 05:45PM Aug 26, 2015 in Current Status |
EFS-Web, TTABVUE, and RAM Maintenances
The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 4:00 a.m., Sunday, August 30 ET.
EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
Registered e-Filers are advised to submit or download their Saved Submission Packages prior to 11:59 p.m., Saturday, August 29 to avoid any potential issues with Saved Submission Packages after the maintenance is complete.
USPTO will perform maintenance on Trademark Trial and Appeal Board VUE (TTABVUE) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending 5 a.m., Sunday, August 30.
TTABVUE will not be available during the maintenance period.
The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Revenue Accounting and Management (RAM) system beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 6 a.m., Sunday, August 30 ET.
All payment processing through the following USPTO systems will be unavailable during the maintenance period:
ESTTA and ETAS will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
For EFS-Web Applications
EFS-Web applicants may use an alternative payment method, such as submitting a deposit account authorization or faxing in a credit card authorization to 571-273-8300.
For Trademark Customers
If your deadline is today and the document requiring a fee payment cannot be filed electronically, you must use an alternative method of filing. Please visit the TEAS Outage page for information concerning Trademark alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact the TEAS Team by email at TEAS@uspto.gov.
Posted at 05:00AM Aug 29, 2015 in Planned Events |