USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Check this page for the latest information on the operating status and availability of our online business systems, such as Patent Center, TEAS, and PTAB End-to-End. Issues impacting remote employees are available on the System 411 blog.

Current Status

Friday Jul 12, 2024

Current Events

Netskope Secure Access Services Edge (SASE)

If users are trying to connect to AnyConnect VPN and receiving the message “The VPN Connection failed due to unsuccessful domain name resolution” then Netskope has been deployed to the user's workstation. Click additional details for Post Deployment Resources:

Planned Events

Friday Jul 12, 2024

Planned Events

Reference Document Management Services (RDMS) Maintenance 

The USPTO will perform routine maintenance from midnight- 1 a.m. ET on Saturday, July 13. 

During the maintenance period, the following manuals will be available and will not be impacted:

  • Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (eMPEP)
  • Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP)
  • Trademark Federal Statutes and Rules (TFSR)
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Manual of Procedure (TBMP)