System Notification

The following list provides direct links to USPTO systems, which may be used in circumstances when WWW.USPTO.GOV is experiencing temporary technical problems.  The operational status for each of these systems may vary.

System name/function Website link

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Homepage

http://www.uspto.gov

ACTS
Adjudicated Case Tracking System 

Provides online filing and searches of patent Interferences decisions.

https://acts.uspto.gov/ifiling/

APPFT
Patent Application Full Text

Provides full searchable text of Patent applications, and a portal to Patent application images

http://appft.uspto.gov

AOTW
Assignments on the Web

Provides online search of assignment (ownership) information for patents and trademarks

http://assignments.uspto.gov/assignments

DCM
Digital Certificate Management

https://dcm.uspto.gov/UserRegistration/do/Home

DSCM
Trademark Design Search Code Manual

Provides an online manual for the maintenance and use of automated design mark database.

http://tess2.uspto.gov/tmdb/dscm/index.htm

FOIA
Freedom of Information Act
Searchable Request tracking system

https://foia.uspto.gov/palMain.aspx

EFOIA
Searchable Reading Rooms for decisions of OGL, PTAB, TTAB, OED, AB, FCA, NOS, OED

http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/OGLReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/PTABReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/TTABReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/ABReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/FCAReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/NOSReadingRoom.jsp
http://e-foia.uspto.gov/Foia/OEDReadingRoom.jsp

EFS
Patents Electronic Filing System 

Provides online filing of Patent Applications for unregistered or registered users

https://efs.uspto.gov/efile/portal/efs-unregistered

ePAS
Electronic Patent Assignment System

Provides online capability for owners to file assignment of ownership documents.

http://epas.uspto.gov

ESTTA
Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals

Provides online filing of documents for consideration by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

http://estta.uspto.gov

eTAS
Electronic Trademark Assignment System

Provides online capability for owners to file assignment of ownership documents.

http://etas.uspto.gov

MPEP
Manual of Patent Examination Procedures

Provides patent examiners, applicants, attorneys, agents, and representatives of applicants with a reference work on the practices and procedures relative to the prosecution of patent applications

http://mpep.uspto.gov

OEDIS (OEDCI) 
Office of Enrollment and Discipline Roster of Patent Attorneys/Agents

Provides access to lists and search of patent attorneys and agents registered to practice before the USPTO.

https://oedci.uspto.gov/OEDCI/

OEMS
Order Entry Management System

Provides online purchasing capability for copies of Patents and Trademarks, as well as copies of Patent and Trademark Assignment documents.

http://ebiz1.uspto.gov/oems25p/index.html

PAIR (Private PAIR)
Patent Application Information Retrieval

Provides authenticated users access to status information and documents associated with patent applications, including pending applications.

https://ppair.uspto.gov/TruePassSample/AuthenticateUserLocalEPF.html

PAIR (Public PAIR)
Patent Application Information Retrieval

Provides current status information and documents associated with patent applications.

http://portal.uspto.gov/pair/PublicPair

PALM INFRA

http://portal.uspto.gov/EmployeeSearch/
http://portal.uspto.gov/GauClassSearch/

PATFT  
Patent Full Text Search

Provides full text search for patents,  and a portal to Patent images.

http://patft.uspto.gov

PRPS
Patent Review Processing System

Provides an online interface for searching, viewing, and filing documents for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

https://ptabtrials.uspto.gov/

PSIPS
Publication Site for Issued and Published Sequences

Provides access to large sequence listings and supporting tables of granted and/or published U.S. patent applications.

http://seqdata.uspto.gov/

RAM
Revenue Accounting and Management

Provides online capability for paying maintenance fees and maintaining deposit accounts.

https://ramps.uspto.gov/ramfp

Subscription Center
Provides subscription access to USPTO  news and updates via e-mail

http://www.uspto.gov/subscribe

TEAS
Trademark Electronic Application System (Domestic)

Provides online filing system for Trademark applications and post-registration actions. 

Petition to Make Special
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0PMS

Request to Make Special
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0RMS

Request to Restore Filing Date( new TEAS4.8)
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0RCF

Request for Reinstatement ( new TEAS4.8)
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0RRI

2.66 Due Diligence petition
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0PDD

Petition to Amend Basis Post-Publication
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0PAB

Letter of Protest
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0LOP

Response to Petition to Revive Deficiency Letter
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0RPRD

Response to Petition to Director Inquiry Letter
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=PSC0RPDI

Replacement request
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MFSCRRN

Transformation request
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MFSCTRC

Petition To Director To Review Denial Of Certification Of International Application
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MFSCPDRDI

Substitute trademark/servicemark application, Principal Register
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0ROAS2

Substitute certification mark
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0ROAS3

Substitute collective membership mark
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0ROAS4

Substitute collective trademark/servicemark
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0ROAS5

Request to Divide Application
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0RTD

Replacement of Attorney of Record with Another Already-Appointed Attorney
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0WAF

Request to withdraw as Domestic Representative
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0WOD

Change of Domestic Representative's Address
http://teas.uspto.gov/gf/spring/nonteas?type=preSelected&id=MSC0CDRA

TEASi
Trademark Electronic Application System (International)

Provides online filing system for Trademark applications under Protocol Related to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol).  

http://teasi.uspto.gov/TEASi/eTEASmadrid2.html

TESS
Trademark Electronic Search System

Provides online search capability for USPTO's database of registered trademarks and prior pending applications.

http://tmsearch.uspto.gov

TIDM
Trademark Identification Manual

Provides a listing of acceptable identifications of goods and services.

https://tmidm.uspto.gov/

TMEP
Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure

Provides trademark examining attorneys, trademark applicants, and attorneys and representatives for trademark applicants with a reference work on the practices and procedures relative to prosecution of applications to register marks in the USPTO

http://tmep.uspto.gov

TMOG
Trademark Official Gazette

Provides an online interface to search and download cases of interest.

http://tmog.uspto.gov

TSDR
Trademark Status & Document Retrieval

http://tsdr.uspto.gov/

TTABVUE
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Inquiry System

Provides capability to search and view proceedings of Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

http://ttabvue.uspto.gov

UCCMS

https://eipweb.uspto.gov/SOMS

GIPA Global Intellectual Property Academy
Provides online access to register for and manage GIPA programs and forums

https://globalipacademy.uspto.gov/GIPA/

Office of External Affairs
IP Attache Shared Information Index 

Provides online access to GIPA program information for IP attaches
(*requires login)

https://oippe.uspto.gov/IPCalendar

USPTO Careers
Office of Human Resources
marketing site for USPTO jobs.

http://careers.uspto.gov/

Global Intellectual Property Education Database (USIPR)
Provides a shared repository of international and domestic IP enforcement training materials

http://usipr.uspto.gov/