Receipts Accounting Division

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM ET (Closed on all Federal Holidays)

The Receipts Accounting Division serves as the central coordinator for fees processed throughout the USPTO, and is responsible for the following:

  • Reconciling and depositing of fees to financial institutions;
  • Administering and monitoring USPTO deposit accounts;
  • Processing payments and requests for patent maintenance fees;
  • Coordinating and monitoring most requests for refunds; and
  • Responding to a wide variety of customer inquiries.

Warning about non-USPTO solicitations requesting payments that are sent by numerous companies unaffiliated with the USPTO.

Matthew Lee is the director of the Receipts Accounting Division.