USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Check this page for the latest information on operating status and availability of Online Business Systems. For Standard Hours of Availability for Online Business Systems, System Descriptions, and Operating Requirements/Compatibilities, see the links at left.

Current Status

Friday Jun 29, 2018

There are no current events at this time.

There are no current events at this time.

Planned Events

Tuesday Jul 17, 2018

Multiple Planned Events

Trademark System Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark TMNG systems beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 21 and ending before 5:30 a.m., Sunday, July 22 ET.

The following systems will be impacted:

  • Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG) will not be available. You can access recent PDF versions of the gazette on the Trademark Official Gazette webpage. For archived PDF versions of gazettes dating back to 2001, visit the archived editions page
  • Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) will not be available.
  • Trademarks Next Generation ID Manual (TMNG-IDM) will not be available.
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) initial application forms will not be available.

 

Users should save all work prior to logging off impacted systems.

EFS-Web Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on EFS-Web beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 20 and ending at 5 a.m., Friday, July 20.

EFS-Web will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

If you have a Saved Submission Package containing fee calculations, when retrieving the package after this maintenance period please review the Calculated Fees to ensure correctness, or please submit the Saved Submission package prior to this maintenance period. If you must file during this period, please use an alternative filing method.

MyUSPTO.gov and Fee Processing Maintenance

The USPTO will perform systems maintenance beginning at 12:01 a.m., Sunday, July 22 and ending at 3 a.m., Sunday, July 22 ET.

The my.uspto.gov website will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

The maintenance will cause an outage to Financial Manager, an outage to Patent Maintenance Fee Storefront, and interruption to payment processing for all USPTO storefronts. Users of the following systems should not attempt to make a payment during the maintenance period:

  • Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency)
  • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Electronic Trademark Assignment Search (ETAS)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Patent Maintenance Fee Storefront
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board End to End (PTAB E2E)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)

For Patent Customers:

For more information about filing documents during an outage, please visit https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/filing-online/filing-documents-during-outage.

If you have questions, please contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at 1-866-217-9197, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. - Midnight ET, or email ebc@uspto.gov.

For PTAB Customers:

If your deadline is today for the petition filing and/or other associated documents to a pending America Invents Act (AIA) case and you cannot file electronically via the Patent Trial and Appeal Board End-to-End System (PTAB-E2E), you may use an alternative filing method. Please visit the PTAB-E2E FAQ page (https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/patent-trial-and-appeal-board/ptab-e2e-frequently-asked-questions) and see A2 for information concerning your AIA petition filing and/or document filing using PTAB-E2E alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact PTAB during normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET by telephone at 571-272-7822 or email at Trials@uspto.gov.

For Trademark Customers:

If your deadline is today and the document requiring a fee payment cannot be filed electronically, you must use an alternative method of filing. Please visit the Trademark Outage Page for information concerning Trademark alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact the TEAS Team by email TEAS@uspto.gov.

For TTAB Customers:

If your deadline is today and the document cannot be filed electronically, you must use an alternative method of filing. Please visit the TTAB Outage Page for information concerning Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact the TTAB Assistance Center during normal business hours between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except federal holidays by telephone at 571-272-8500 or email TTABInfo@uspto.gov.

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