The Office of Patent Information Management (OPIM) manages the development and implementation of technology systems, tools, and information resources for Patents. This includes developing program requirements for automated systems relating to domestic and international patent information technology systems. OPIM also provides an extensive array of Patents information services including stakeholder support. OPIM has five operating areas that maintain responsibility for developing and implementing new and enhanced automation technologies, processes, and programs designed to improve patent business practices.
This office is comprised of five offices: the Office of Patent Information Resources, the Scientific and Technical Information Center, the Office of Data Management, the Office of Patent Automation and the Office of Patent Application Processing.