USPTO Systems Status and Availability
Monday Aug 27, 2018

EFS-Web and Private PAIR Maintenance

Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web), and Private Patent Application Information Retrieval System (PAIR) Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web) and Private Patent Application Information Retrieval System (PAIR) beginning at 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, August 29 and ending at 5 a.m., Wednesday, August 29 ET.

External users will be unable to file in the DOCX format or save any DOCX submissions within EFS-Web, and will be unable to access the DOCX format within Private PAIR during this timeframe. However, users will still be able to file, save, and access portable document formats (PDFs) in EFS-Web and Private PAIR.

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