Multiple Planned Events
Multiple System Maintenances
The USPTO will perform maintenance on multiple systems beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, October 26 and ending at 9 a.m., Friday, October 26 ET.
The following systems will not be available during the maintenance period:
- Adjudicated Case Tracking Systems (ACTS)
- Electronic Freedom of Information Act (EFOIA)
- Electronic Filing System-Web (EFS-Web)
- One Portfolio Dossier (OPD)
- Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
- Patent Global Dossier Public Access Dossier (P-GD-PAD)
- Patent Maintenance Fees Storefront (FPNG)
- Private Patent Application Information Retrieval (Private PAIR)
- Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB E2E)
- Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (Public PAIR)
During the maintenance period, if you need to file a new patent applications (except 371 National Stage), please use EFS-Web Contingency: https://www.uspto.gov/patents-application-process/applying-online/efs-web-contingency
For follow-on submissions, please use an alternative filing method.
Maintenance impacting USPTO Online Business Systems
The USPTO will perform maintenance impacting USPTO Online Business Systems beginning at 11:59 p.m., Thursday, October 25 and ending at 5 a.m., Friday, October 26 ET.
During the maintenance period, there may be brief service interruptions to USPTO Online Business Systems.
The USPTO will perform systems maintenance beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, October 26 and ending at 1 a.m., Friday, October 26 ET.
The my.uspto.gov website will be unavailable during the maintenance period.
For Financial Manager Customers:
Financial Manager customers will not be able to log into their accounts to make fee payments using their Deposit Account, EFT, or Credit/Debit Card stored payment methods; however, customers may pay as a guest using a Credit/Debit card.
For EFS-Web and Private PAIR Customers:
USPTO.gov account authentication to EFS-Web, Private PAIR, and the Migration Tool will be unavailable.
Please authenticate with PKI certificate during the outage period:
- EFS-Web: https://efs.uspto.gov/TruePassWebStart/AuthenticationChooser.html
- Private PAIR: https://ppair.uspto.gov/TruePassWebStart/AuthenticationChooser.html
Posted at 12:19PM Oct 23, 2018 in Planned Events |