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Notices of possible system outages
TSDR, AIW, Network, PRPS, and RAM Maintenance
USPTO will perform an upgrade to Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) beginning at 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 and ending at 5 a.m. on Friday, March 8. TSDR will be unavailable during the upgrade.
The upgraded version will allow the user to view and download all data and documents about a trademark, including assignments and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) information, from a single location and to simultaneously request and view multiple cases. It will also allow the user to view “Status” data in ST.96 format via the web pages and in both ST.96 and ST.66 formats via the API.
USPTO will be performing an upgrade to Patents Images on the Web (PIW) starting at 10 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 8.
This software upgrade to the PIW/AIW systems will enable the appications to load, verify, and convert TIFF images to PDF documents to directory file structure.
In addition, there will be updates to metadata for Patent Application and Patent PDF documents.
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 interruptions 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.
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.
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 Saturday, March 9.
The following AISs will be unavailable during the maintenance:
Posted at 02:30PM Mar 07, 2013 in Planned Events |