Announcements - Patent Portal EFS-Web 31OCT2007

UPDATED FEATURES (11 NOV2007): The USPTO is pleased to announce the release of EFS-Web 1.2. With this release, efilers will be able to:

  • Use the newly available fillable Provisional Cover Sheet (SB16) ;
  • View important EFS-Web system messages on the first EFS-Web screen;
  • Authorize over and under charges to deposit account when paying by credit card or deposit account;
  • View twice as many acknowledgement receipts than before (i.e., from the last 40 submissions);
  • Receive more helpful warning messages when attaching documents;
  • Select only from applicable fees on enhanced Fee screen;
  • Readily identify the desired filing option from the new login screen design; and
  • Select from new Pre-Grant publication document descriptions.