eMod Participant Programs

How Can You Participate?

Help us to help you by signing up to join the eMod Patent Center Beta Release. This will be a great opportunity to begin using the new Patent Center tool and provide the eMod Team with feedback for further improvements. 

 

eMod Text Pilot Program

Status: Complete (August 2016 - September 2017)

Applicants can request to be added into the phases of the eMod Text Pilot Program. During this Pilot, they will be utilizing updated features that will be incorporated into the new patent electronic filing and management system in development, Patent Center. The current electronic patent application filing and viewing tools will integrate with new functionality being built in Patent Center to allow applicants to submit and receive text using EFS-Web and Private PAIR. 

Participants in the eMod Text Pilot Program will have first priority to participate in the Patent Center Beta Program, which is tentatively scheduled for 2018.

After reviewing the eMod Text Pilot Program guidelines, if you would like to register for the Pilot Program, please click on the Registration button below. If you have any questions, please contact us at eMod@uspto.gov.

 

eMod Text Pilot Program Resources

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

eMod Patent Center Beta Release

Status: Scheduled to Begin 2018

Improvements resulting from the eMod Text Pilot Program will be incorporated into the eMod Patent Center Beta Release, which is scheduled to begin in 2018. 

Participants will be using the new patent electronic filing and management system in development, Patent Center. During the eMod Patent Center Beta Release, participants will be able to use current electronic patent application filing and viewing features that have been transferred to Patent Center, along with new features, such as the ability for  applicants to submit and receive text using EFS-Web and Private PAIR. 

If you would like to sign up to receive additional information about the eMod Patent Center Beta Release, please send an email to eMod@uspto.gov with the subject line “Participation Request: eMod Patent Center Beta Release” to let us know that you’re interested. We will send an email to let you know when the guidelines and additional information has been updated and posted below.

 

eMod Patent Center Beta Release Steps 

  • Step 1: Interested users will be provided the guidelines, and can register online when available. 
  • Step 2: eMod Project Team will contact users to join the eMod Patent Center Beta Release in phases, based on their registration date
  • Step 3: eMod Project Team will provide eMod Patent Center Beta Release Training/Workshops in phases based on respective introduction dates
  • Step 4: eMod Patent Center Beta Release users will be able to use Patent Center and give feedback for improvements. Please note EFS-Web and PAIR will still be available for use as well.

 

eMod Patent Center Beta Program Resources

(links are inactive until closer to program start date)