USPTO Systems Status and Availability
USPTO Systems Status and Availability
Thursday Apr 20, 2017

MyUSPTO Maintenance, USPTO Infrastructure Maintenance, Trademark System Maintenance, Systems Maintenance and Patent Maintenance Fees

MyUSPTO Account Maintenance

The USPTO is performing monthly MyUSPTO (my.uspto.gov) account maintenance beginning at midnight, Saturday, April 22 and ending at 3 a.m., Saturday, April 22 ET.

Registration for new MyUSPTO accounts will not be available during the maintenance. The maintenance will also impact the ability for Financial Manager users to add new users or make changes to user permissions for stored payment methods.

EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance beginning at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, April 22 and ending at 5 a.m., Saturday April 22 ET.

EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

If you need to file an application or submission, please use an alternative payment method .

If you have questions, please contact the EBC (Patent Electronic Business Center) at 1-866-217-9197, Monday through Friday from 6AM - Midnight ET, or email ebc@uspto.gov.

USPTO Infrastructure Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance which will impact the Trademark TMNG System beginning at 12:01 a.m., Monday, April 24 and ending at 5:30 a.m., Monday, April 24 ET.

The maintenance will also prevent use of the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) initial application forms.

The following systems will remain available during the maintenance, but links to and images derived from TSDR will be unavailable, including mark images.

  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) except for initial application forms
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)
  • Trademark Next Generation ID Manual (TMNG-IDM)
  • Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG)
  • Trademarks Search and Document Retrieval (TSDR)  

 

Trademark System Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark TMNG System beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, April 21 and ending at 5:30 a.m., Friday, April 21 ET.
 
The Trademark Next Generation ID Manual (TMNG-IDM), and Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG) will be unavailable. However, the PDF version of the gazette will be available during the maintenance period.
 
The maintenance will also prevent use of the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) initial application forms.

 

Systems Maintenance 1

The USPTO will perform maintenance impacting several systems beginning at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, April 22 and ending at 5:30 a.m., Saturday, April 22 ET.
 
The following systems will be unavailable during the maintenance period:
  • Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Patent Application Services and Security (PASS)
  • Patent Application Information Retrieval (Private-PAIR)
  • Patent Application Information Retrieval (Public-PAIR)

 

Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront - Bulk Files

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront beginning at 12:01 a.m., Saturday, April 22 and ending at 5 a.m., Saturday, April 22 ET.

The maintenance will prevent users from submitting bulk payments or viewing bulk receipts and statements. Users will still be able to look up and pay maintenance fees for individual patents.

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