USPTO Systems Status and Availability
Wednesday Apr 17, 2013

PRPS Upgrade & Trademark System Maintenance and TEAS/TEASi Maintenance Postponed

Trademark System Maintenance

The USPTO will perform system maintenance beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, April 19 and ending at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. The following systems will be impacted:

  • Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)
  • Acceptable Identification of Goods and Services Manual (ID Manual)
  • Design Code Search Manual
  • Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System - Domestic and International (TEAS and TEASi).

PRPS Upgrade

The USPTO upgrade to the Patent Review Processing System (PRPS) to version 1.4 originally scheduled to start at 12 midnight and end at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 has been postponed and rescheduled to begin at 12 midnight and end at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.

PRPS will not be available during the upgrade period.

TEAS/TEASi Maintenance Postponed

The system maintenance on the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and Trademark Electronic Application Submission International scheduled for Saturday, April 20 has been postponed.

USPTO will notify TEAS and TEASi users when the maintenance has been rescheduled

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