Redeeming a Patents for Humanity Certificate
If you have received an acceleration certificate through the Patents for Humanity program, this section contains instructions for redeeming it.
- Instructions for redeeming a certificate through EFS: Humanitarian Certificate Redemption Quick Start Guide
- You will need to submit a PTO/SB/430 form via EFS-Web
- Frequently Asked Questions
Requesting an Extension
Patents for Humanity certificates expire after 12 months. If you would like to request an extension for another 12 months, please fill out form PTO/SB/431 and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions or assistance, please contact:
Senior Legal Advisor
Office of Patent Legal Administration