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EFS-Web: Unable to Add Documents to Saved Submission
After retrieving a Saved Submission package, EFS-Web filers are unable to add additional documents. Until this issue is resolve, please start a new submission or file a follow-on submission if you need to submit additional documents. USPTO is aware of this issue and will resolve it in an upcoming software release.
Posted at 05:32PM Sep 21, 2021 in Current Status |
Standalone Sponsorship Tool Discontinued
As of September 15, 2021, the standalone Sponsorship Tool at https://patentcenter-sponsorships.uspto.gov/ will no longer be available.
Please use the Sponsorship feature in Patent Center to view and manage support staff sponsorships for EFS-Web, Private PAIR, and Patent Center. You may use your same uspto.gov account information to sign in to all filing systems. After signing in to Patent Center at https://patentcenter.uspto.gov/#!/, you can access the sponsorship tool under the Manage > Sponsor Users menu option.
If you have browser bookmarks or favorites to the standalone Sponsorship Tool, please update them to https://patentcenter.uspto.gov/#!/.
See the Patent Center Sponsorship Guide for more information.
For questions or assistance, please contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at 866-217-9197 during their operating hours of 6 a.m. to midnight ET, Monday - Friday, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted at 08:09AM Sep 21, 2021 in Planned Events |