USPTO Systems Status and Availability
Thursday Jun 27, 2013

DCM Website Maintenance, Deployment, AOTW and Applications Maintenance

DCM Website Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Digital Certificate Management site ( starting at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 3 a.m. on Friday, June 28.

EFS-Web and Private PAIR users may experience intermittent service interruptions during this maintenance, though none are expected. Deployment will deploy version 5.6 starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 and ending at 12 midnight.

The following applications and credit card processing may also be unavailable during the deployment:

  • EFSWeb (Electronic Filing System)
  • TEAS (Trademark Electronic Application System )
  • TEASi (Trademark Electronic Application System International)
  • OEMS (Order Entry Management System)
  • PRPS (Patent Review Processing System)
  • ESTTA (Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals)
  • ETAS (Electronic Trademark Assignment System)
  • EPAS (Electronic Patent Assignment System)

AOTW Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on the Assignments on the Web (AOTW) system beginning at 10 p.m. on Monday, July 1 and ending at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2.

AOTW will be unavailable during the maintenance.

Applications Maintenance

USPTO will perform maintenance on several applications beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2. 

The following applications may be unavailable during the maintenance period:

  • Electronic Filing System (EFSWeb)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System and International (TEAS/TEASi)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Patent Review Processing System (PRPS)
  • Office of Enrollment and Discipline Roster of Patent Attorneys/Agents (OEDCI)
  • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Electronic Trademark Assignment System (ETAS)
  • Electronic Patent Assignment System (EPAS).

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