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USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Friday Mar 08, 2013

Network, PRPS, EFS-Web and RAM Maintenance

Network Maintenance

USPTO will be performing maintenance starting at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 5:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9. Many USPTO applications will be either unavailable or have intermittent service intteruptions during the maintenance. Applications including EFS-Web, EFS-Web Contingency, Private PAIR, Public PAIR, TEAS/i and TEAS will be affected.

In addition to the applications listed above, the external applications listed on the Online Business Systems page are also affected.

PRPS Maintenance

USPTO will perform a software deployment to the Patent Review Process System (PRPS) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 9.

PRPS will be unavailable during the deployment period.

EFS-Web Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10. EFS-Web will be unavailable during the maintenance.

RAM Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Revenue Accounting and Management System (RAM) beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 4 a.m. on Sunday, March 10.

The following AISs will be unavailable during the maintenance:

  • Electronic Desktop Application Navigator (eDAN)
  • Electronic Filing System - Web (EFSWeb)
  • Electronic Patent Assignment System (EPAS)
  • Electronic System for Trademarks Trials Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Electronic Trademark Assignment System (ETAS)
  • Enterprise Contact Center (ECC)
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
  • Enterprise Contact Center (ECC)
  • Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
  • Office of Enrollment and Discipline Information System (OEDIS)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Patent Application Locating and Monitoring (PALM)
  • Trademark Electronic Application Submission Domestic and International (TEAS and TEASi)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Patent and Trademark Assignment System (PTAS)
  • Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR)
  • Patent Review Process System (PRPS)
  • Revenue Accounting and Management System (RAM)
  • Universal Public Workstation (UPWS)

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