Multiple Systems Maintenance
The USPTO will perform maintenance affecting multiple systems from 12:01 a.m. until 2 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19 ET.
During the maintenance period, user access to the following applications may be interrupted:
- API Key Manager
- EFS Web (Electronic Filing System-Web)
- Fee Payment Processing (FPNG)
- Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront
- Certified Copy Center (CCC)
- Office of Enrollment and Discipline - Customer Interface (OEDIS - CI)
- Patent Center (eMOD)
- Private PAIR (Patent Application Information Retrieval)
- Patent Trial and Appeal Case Tracking System (PTACTS)
- Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)
- Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
Patent Customers: During the maintenance period, applicants may file new applications, except for National Stage applications under 35 U.S.C. 371, via EFS-Web Unregistered. If you need to file a National Stage application under 35 U.S.C. 371 or follow-on submission to an existing application during the maintenance period, please use the alternative filing method.
PTAB/P-TACTS Customers: If your deadline is today for the petition filing and/or other associated documents to a pending America Invents Act (AIA) case and you cannot file electronically via Patent Trial and Appeal Case Tracking System (P-TACTS), you may use an alternate filing method. Please visit the P-TACTS FAQ page: https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/p-tacts_faqs_20221007.pdf and see A2 for information concerning your America Invents Act (AIA) petition filing and/or document filing using P-TACTS alternative filing methods.
Trademark Customers: Please try filing again after the maintenance ends. If you have any questions, contact the TEAS Team by email at TEAS@uspto.gov.
TTAB Customers: Please visit the TTAB Outage Page: https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/ttab/filing-ttab-documents-during-outage for information concerning Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact the TTAB Assistance Center during normal business hours by telephone at 571-272-8500 or email TTABInfo@uspto.gov.
Posted at 07:13AM Sep 18, 2023 in Planned Events |