Office of the Chief Financial Officer


The mission of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is to deliver cost-effective, data-driven, customer-centric business solutions to the USPTO. 

The OCFO oversees USPTO’s financial management, advising the Under Secretary and Director on planning, budgetary, financial, and procurement matters.  The OCFO also oversees implementation of and compliance with all federal laws and regulations pertaining to financial management, including the preparation of the USPTOs audited financial statements, financial management systems, and the planning and reporting of performance measures.

The OCFO delivers these mission-enabling services through the people and capabilities in its four offices:

Office of Finance

The Office of Finance supports the USPTO mission by: ensuring that customer fee payments are promptly, accurately, and efficiently recorded and deposited; ensuring that...

Office of Procurement

The Office of Procurement awards and administers a wide variety of contracts and simplified purchases for the acquisition of goods and services in support of the agency's...

Office of Financial Management Systems

The Office of Financial Management Systems (OFMS) is responsible for the provision and operation of all financial management systems. These systems automate core...

Office of Planning and Budget

The Office of Planning and Budget supports the CFO mission by ensuring that the USPTO's annual performance supports the strategic plan, and that the budget is efficiently...