Maintenance Fee Branch

  • Receipts Accounting Division (RAD)
    Local: 571-272-6500
    Fax: 571-273-6500
    Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM ET (Closed on all Federal Holidays)

The Maintenance Fee Branch processes patent maintenance fee payments and fee address requests, updates the entity status for issued patents, and responds to inquiries regarding post-issuance status. The branch also provides information for the publication of the Official Gazette, which provides the status of issued patents.

Get additional information about maintaining your patent.