USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Monday Jun 01, 2020

Current Events

TEAS and TEASi Outage Resolved

The USPTO has resolved the TEAS and TEASi technical difficulties originally reported on June 1, 2020. Email us at if you continue to experience technical difficulties. Include the following:

  • Your name
  • Telephone number
  • Serial number and/or registration number
  • A screen shot of any error message that you are receiving.

Intermittent Disruptions in Service

Many USPTO services are currently experiencing intermittent disruptions in service, including myUSPTO, Patent Center, Private PAIR, TEAS, and TEASi. Payment processing is having longer response times due to the issues as well. USPTO Technical Teams are actively investigating. 

Contact Centers Experiencing Delays

Due to USPTO network issues, some external customers calling USPTO contact centers are experiencing a busy signal. These issues are also impacting the agency’s ability to answer calls and emails. USPTO technical teams are actively working to fix the issue.