USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Monday May 03, 2021

Planned Events

System Maintenance Impacting External Systems and Fee Payment Processing

The USPTO will perform system maintenance beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 7 and ending at 12:30 a.m., Friday, May 7 ET.

During the maintenance period, all public facing systems will experience intermittent outages. If a USPTO webpage is unavailable, please wait a minute and try again by refreshing the browser.

In addition, all payment processing will be unavailable across the following USPTO storefronts:

  • Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web)
  • Patent Center
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board End-to-End (PTAB-E2E)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)
  • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront
  • Electronic Trademark Assignment Search (ETAS)
  • Certified Copy Center (CCC)
  • Office of Enrollment and Discipline Customer Interface (OEDCI)