Deposit Account Application Form

PTO-2232 (02-2006)
Approved for use through 11/30/2014. OMB 0651-0043
U. S. Patent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.

Please enter the information requested below, and then print the completed form on your local printer. Please see the bottom of this form for mailing instructions.

Type of Account Requested:

(The required $10 account setup fee is included above.)

Primary Contact Email Address:

Please attach additional pages as needed

Mailing Instructions: Please mail the completed form along with your initial deposit and the fee required to establish your deposit account (at least $1,010.00) to the address below. Please make checks payable to the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Via first-class mail:
Mail Stop 16
Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office
PO Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450

Via delivery service (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.):
Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office
Attn:  Deposit Accounts
2051 Jamieson Avenue, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact the Deposit Account Branch at (571) 272-6500.

This collection of information is required by 35 U.S.C. § 41 or 15 U.S.C. § 1113 and 37 CFR 1.21(b), 1.25, 2.6, and 2.208. The information is required in order for the public to establish a deposit account at the USPTO. This form is estimated to take 2 minutes to complete, including gathering information, preparing, and submitting the completed Deposit Account Application Form to the USPTO. Time will vary depending upon the individual case. Please send any comments on the amount of time required to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing this burden to the Chief Information Officer, USPTO, PO Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. PLEASE REFER TO THE MAILING INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE FOR THE CORRECT MAILING ADDRESS FOR COMPLETED FORMS.