eMod Participant Programs

How Can You Participate?

You can work with and help improve eMod's Patent Center tool by signing up to join the eMod Text Pilot Program or eMod Patent Center Beta Program.

 

eMod Text Pilot Program

Status: Ongoing

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 Winter 2016.

If you would like to sign up to receive additional information about the eMod Text Pilot Program, please send an email to eMod@uspto.gov with the subject line “Participation Request: eMod Text Pilot Program” to let us know that you’re interested. 

 

eMod Text Pilot Program Tentative Timeline

  • Ongoing: eMod Project Team began sending emails, with defined guidelines, to individuals and firms who have indicated an interested in the eMod Text Pilot Program. Participants are confirming interest, before the Pilot start date.
  • July 2016: eMod Project Team contacted the first group of users to join the eMod Text Pilot Program. 
  • August 2016: eMod Text Pilot Program Training/Workshops
  • Fall 2016: eMod Text Pilot Program begins

 

eMod Text Pilot Program Resources

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

eMod Patent Center Beta Program

Status: Scheduled to Begin Winter 2016

Improvements resulting from the eMod Text Pilot Program will be incorporated into the eMod Patent Center Beta Program, which is tentatively scheduled to begin in Winter 2016. 

Participants will be testing the new patent electronic filing and management system in development, Patent Center. During the eMod Patent Center Beta Program, participants will be able to test current electronic patent application filing and viewing tools 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 Program, please send an email to eMod@uspto.gov with the subject line “Participation Request: eMod Patent Center Beta Program” to let us know that you’re interested. 

 

eMod Patent Center Beta Program Tentative Timeline

  • Winter 2016: eMod Patent Center Beta Program begins

 

eMod Patent Center Beta Program Resources

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