Availability and MyUSPTO

MyUSPTO may be unavailable; please see Systems status for the latest information including any scheduled time for return to service.

When MyUSPTO is unavailable, it will cause an outage to Financial Manager, an outage to Patent Maintenance Fee Storefront, and interruption to payment processing for USPTO storefronts. Users of the following systems should not attempt to make a payment during the outage:

  • Electronic Filing System (EFS-Web)
  • Patent Maintenance Fee Storefront
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS)
  • Trademark Electronic Application System International (TEASi)
  • Electronic Trademark Assignment Search (ETAS)
  • Order Entry Management System (OEMS)
  • Electronic System for Trademark Trials and Appeals (ESTTA)
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board End to End (PTAB E2E)

Patent customers

Please read the guidelines for filing documents during an outage. If you have questions, please contact the Patent Electronic Business Center at 1-866-217-9197, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. - Midnight ET, or email ebc@uspto.gov

Trademark customers

If your deadline is today and the document requiring a fee payment cannot be filed electronically, you must use an alternative method of filing. Please visit the outage page for information concerning Trademark alternative filing methods. Account holders will still be able to pay the required fees via those accounts. In addition, forms that do not require a fee payment can still be filed. If you have any questions, contact the TEAS Team by email at TEAS@uspto.gov

Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) customers

If your deadline is today and the document cannot be filed electronically, you must use an alternative method of filing. Please visit the outage page for information concerning TTAB alternative filing methods. If you have any questions, contact the TTAB Assistance Center during normal business hours by phone at 571-272-8500 or email TTABInfo@uspto.gov