USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Friday Jan 14, 2022

Current Events

Patent Center Issues

AIA/14 upload option in Patent Center is temporarily unavailable

    • Please use the Web ADS or No ADS options available in Patent Center.
    • EFS Web is an alternative for filing applications with a PTO/AIA/14 fillable form
    • If you have experienced this issue, please do not resubmit an Application Data Sheet

Resolved: Patent Center and Private PAIR Delays

The previously reported issue regarding new applications delays in Private PAIR and Patent Center has been resolved.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at or 866-217-9197.