eMod Events

Info Session on Authentication Change for EFS-Web and Private PAIR 

In October, EFS-Web and Private PAIR users will need to use a new, safer, and simpler log-in. Learn about the changes at one of a series of virtual informational sessions hosted by the USPTO’s eCommerce Modernization team. 

Experts will share information about the new USPTO.gov account for authenticating into EFS-Web and Private PAIR. Information presented at the sessions will be updated to include Migration and Sponsorship details as they become available. The team will also give a brief overview of structured text features and updates to the new Patent Center. Each virtual session will last approximately one hour. Register for one of the sessions listed below, and visit the authentication change page for step-by-step instructions.


  • Overview
    Thursday, Sept. 20, 3 – 4 p.m. ET
    Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2 – 3 p.m. ET 
  • Overview + Migration Details
    Thursday, Oct. 11, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    Thursday, Oct. 25, 12 – 1 p.m. ET 
  • Overview + Migration Details + Sponsorship Details
    Thursday, Nov. 15, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    Tuesday, Nov. 27, 12 – 1 p.m. ET
    Thursday, Dec. 6, 2 – 3 p.m. ET
    Wednesday, Dec. 19, 12 – 1 p.m. ET