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

Thursday Jun 24, 2021

Current Events

WebTA Reminder:

All WebTA users should log into WebTA using the preferred browser, Microsoft Edge.

Planned Events

Thursday Jun 24, 2021

Planned Events

Multiple Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on One Portal Dossier (OPD), Global Dossier - Public Access Dossier (P-GD-PAD), Publication Site for Issued and Published Sequences (PSIPS), and Patent Examination Data Search (PEDS) beginning at 12 a.m., Thursday, June 24 and ending at 5 a.m., Thursday, June 24 ET.

OPD, P-GD-PAD, PSIPS, and PEDS will not be available during the maintenance period.

Users should save all work and log off before the maintenance period begins.

Multiple Systems Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Office of Enrollment and Discipline Customer Interface (OEDCI), Patent Practitioner Search, Registered Practitioner Portal, and Exam Applicant Portal beginning at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, June 24 and ending at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, June 24 ET.

During the maintenance period, OEDCI will be unavailable. Users should save all work and log off before the maintenance period begins.

EFS-Web Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Electronic Filing System-Web (EFS-Web) system beginning at 11:30 p.m., Saturday, June 26 and ending at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, June 27 ET.

During the maintenance period, the following applications will be unavailable:    
  •  EFS-Web for Registered eFilers
  •  EFS-Web for Unregistered eFilers
  •  EFS-Web Contingency
  •  Patent Center
  •  Private PAIR
  •  Public PAIR
  •  Sponsorship Tool

EFS-Web applicants should submit Saved Submission packages prior to the maintenance period. After the maintenance, Saved Submission packages that were created prior to the maintenance may not render properly.

During the maintenance period, applicants can use an alternative filing method to submit patent applications and follow-on submissions.

For assistance and questions, please contact the Patent EBC at 1-866-217-9197, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to midnight ET, or email ebc@uspto.gov.