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As new features are rolled out, we welcome feedback to help us improve. Sign up below if you would like to volunteer to participate in future research, such as interviews, usability testing of prototypes, or feedback sessions.

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Volunteer to improve the USPTO website experience

The USPTO is asking for volunteer feedback from our customers to enhance and modernize our digital spaces.

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USPTO introduces new tool to help creators identify their intellectual property

Director Kathi Vidal announced the launch of the agency’s new intellectual property (IP) Identifier tool

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USPTO launches new Virtual Assistant

USPTO launches Trademarks Virtual Assistant to enhance customer service

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Convenient Patent Public Search tool replacing four legacy systems this fall

On September 30, the USPTO's new Patent Public Search tool (PPUBS) is replacing four legacy tools

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Modern, user-friendly Patent Center to fully replace legacy Public PAIR system this summer

The already operational Patent Center provides a faster, more streamlined search experience for applicants accessing publicly available patents and application file information