The Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program will advance semiconductor technology innovation by expediting examination of qualifying utility patent applications.

As part of our modernization efforts to provide customers with more efficient and effective IT tools, we are officially retiring the decades-old EFS-Web and Private PAIR.

A summary of responses received to a June 2023 Request for Comments seeking public input on the establishment of a Southeast Regional Office and Northern New England Community Outreach Office is now available.

President Biden awarded the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to a number of Americans for exemplary achievements in science, technology, and innovation that strengthen our nation’s well-being.

From revamping our website, to enhancing our chat bots, to modernizing our technology, a top priority at the USPTO is to better serve you, our great American innovators. Your feedback lets us know how we are doing and where there is an opportunity to do more!"
- Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO