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.
Check COVID-19 community levels
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 & contact info
Silicon Valley USPTO
26 S. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95112
See map for location.
Regular business hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT. Closed on federal holidays.
Building Access Instructions
The Silicon Valley USPTO is a federal facility. Visitors must have a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) to gain access and may be subject to security screening.
There is metered street parking on S. Fourth Street and surrounding streets, as well as public parking garages, including the Fourth Street Garage (which is not available to motorcycles). The USPTO does not provide parking validation.
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 Silicon Valley Regional Office. For more information, please see our USPTO removable media policy.