EFS-Web, Private PAIR to retire November 8 as updated Patent Center combines functionalities of older system with new enhancements that provide an improved user experience.

Fuller will oversee the Western Region, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

The USPTO is launching a beta version of our new trademark search system to make searching for trademark registrations and/or applications easier – a necessary step for any aspiring or current business owner looking to protect their brand.

To expand inclusive innovation and showcase stories of diverse inventors, we are renaming our Visiting Scholars Program after Dr. Marian Rogers Croak, the pioneering inventor of the technology for virtual phone calls. 

[T]here is a crucial need for a new era of innovation, and for all of us to unite in helping every potential innovator in our country bring their innovation to impact. We can help make those dreams become reality and, in the process, turbocharge access to the American innovation system for everyone.”
- Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO