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USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Saturday Mar 16, 2013

EFS-Web, TEASi, and PATFT & APPFT

EFS-Web Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 16. The following submission types will be unavailable in EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency during the maintenance:

  • 371 National Stage applications
  • Supplemental Examination proceedings
  • Follow-on submissions to an existing application including ePetitions.

TEASi Maintenance

The Madrid Protocol filing system, Trademark Electronic Application System (TEASi), will be unavailable beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 12 noon on Saturday, March 16 for system maintenance. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please send any questions to TEAS@uspto.gov.

PATFT and APPFT Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on  the Patent Full Text Search (PATFT & APPFT) beginning at 6 a.m. and ending at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 18. PATFT and APPFT will be unavailable during the maintenance.

Starting on March 18, Public users will be able to view and search applicant data such as name, city, state, country, and authority type. Users will also be able to view and search documents by;

  • Foreign/domestic priority date
  • PCT Filing Date
  • PCT 371c 124 Date
  • Related Application Filing Date
  • Prior Published Document Date
  • Reissued Patent Application Filing Date

EFS-Web Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19. EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency will be unavailable during the maintenance.

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