Patent Center Beta now available

New tool features the ability to submit a single DOCX document

Patent Center Beta is now available for all users. Patent Center is a new tool for electronic filing and management of patent applications in a single unified interface. Patent Center allows for submission of the specification, claims, and abstract as a single DOCX document without the need to manually separate sections. Additionally, Patent Center features a training mode to practice filing in DOCX format.

You can help shape the future of the systems at the USPTO by using Patent Center Beta and providing feedback. We encourage you to provide feedback on Patent Center Beta by visiting the eMod IdeaScale. Additionally, you can send questions and comments to More information about Patent Center Beta is available on the Patent Center information page or you can register for an upcoming Patent Center Beta and DOCX training session.