The office is now open to employees and we are resuming most in-person services for the public. Visitors should review this health questionnaire and may not enter facilities if they answer "yes" to any of the questions.
We continue to monitor local conditions for all locations as determined by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) COVID-19 community levels. Levels can be low, medium, or high. In communities with low or medium transmission levels, wearing a mask in our buildings is optional. In communities with high transmission levels, wearing a mask in our buildings is mandatory.
Note: PTAB hearings and TTAB hearings will continue to be conducted over video or telephone. Hearing rooms at all locations remain closed until further notice.
Address and contact info
300 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
See map for location
Regular hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Closed on federal holidays.
Phone help and virtual visits: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Prescheduled in-person appointments: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
In-person help without an appointment: Monday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Building access instructions
Upon entering the building, proceed to the security desk and present a valid federal or state photo ID. After screening, the building security guards will direct you to the appropriate elevators. Once you reach the 2nd floor, continue to the USPTO guard desk.
Free parking is available in the parking garage at 600 River Place Drive, adjacent to our building. Guests must state they are visiting the USPTO.
Paid parking is across the street, payment is required just after parking ($4). Validate self-parking in the lobby with security, the parking attendant will provide a refund upon exit. Valet parking is not refundable. The parking fee refund is provided by building management. The USPTO is not responsible for parking fee refunds or any parking-related issues.
USPTO Removable Media Policy
Please be aware that you will not be able to connect unauthorized or personal removable media storage to any USPTO computer, docking station, or monitor at the Midwest Regional Office. For more information, please see our USPTO removable media policy.