Public Searching - Midwest Regional USPTO


  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, except federal holidays
  • One workstation is available for reservation.
  • A walk up station is available, limited to three hours per session if others are waiting.


  • Reservations may be made 24 hours in advance by email. You can make same-day reservations through walk-in or by calling 313-446-4800.  Please include the following information
    • Name
    • Date and time requested
    • Email address for confirmation
  • The reserved workstation may be reserved in two-hour blocks.You may reserve the workstation consecutively for up to three sessions.
  • To cancel a reservation, contact the office right away.
  • The regional director and manager can bar users who misuse workstations or the reservation system.