How Can You Participate?
Help us to help you by signing up to join the 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.
Patent Center Beta Release
Status: Scheduled to Begin in 2019
Improvements resulting from the eMod Text Pilot Program will be incorporated into the Patent Center Beta Release, which is scheduled to begin in 2019.
Participants will be using the new patent electronic filing and management system in development, Patent Center. During the 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 Patent Center Beta Release, please send an email to eMod@uspto.gov with the subject line “Participation Request: 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.
Patent Center Beta Release Steps
- Step 1: Interested users will be provided the registration link when available (which will link to the guidelines for review and agreement)
- Step 2: eMod Project Team will contact users to join the Patent Center Beta Release in phases, based on their registration date
- Step 3: eMod Project Team will provide Patent Center Beta Release Training/Workshops in phases based on respective introduction dates
- Step 4: 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.
Patent Center Beta Program Resources
(links are inactive until closer to program start date)