USPTO Systems of Records Notices

The following System of Records Notices (SORNs) provide formal notice to the public regarding groups of records from which information is retrieved by personal identifiers.  It is required by the Privacy Act of 1974 for records under control of any agency. Rules exempting systems of records from certain Privacy Act requirements are in 28 CFR Part 16, Subpart E.

Prefatory Statement of General Routine Uses [TEXT] [PDF]

PAT/TM--1 [PDF] Attorneys and Agents Registered or Recognized to Practice Before the Office

PAT/TM--2 [PDF] Complaints, Investigations and Disciplinary Proceedings Relating to Attorneys and Agents Registered or
Recognized to Practice Before the Office

PAT/TM--3 [DOC] Employee Production Records

PAT/TM--4 [DOC] Government Employees Invention Rights

PAT/TM--5 [PDF] Non-Registered Persons Rendering Assistance to Patent Applicants

PAT/TM--6 [PDF] Parties Involved in Patent Interference Proceedings

PAT/TM--7 [PDF] Patent Application Files

PAT/TM--8 [PDF] Patent Application Secrecy Order Files

PAT/TM--9 [PDF] Patent Assignment Records

PAT/TM--10 [PDF] Deposit Accounts and Electronic Funds Transfer Profiles

PAT/TM--11 [PDF] Patent Examiner Testimony Files

PAT/TM--12 [DOC] Patent Subscription Service System

PAT/TM--13 [PDF] Petitioners for License to File for Foreign Patents

PAT/TM--14 [PDF] Users of Public Facilities of the Patent and Trademark Office

PAT/TM--15 [PDF] System for Maintenance of Invention Promoter Complaints

PAT/TM--16 [PDF] USPTO PKI Registration and Maintenance System

PAT/TM--17 [PDF] USPTO Security Access Control and Certificate Systems

PAT/TM--18 [PDF] USPTO Identification and Security Access Control Systems

PAT/TM--19 [PDF] Dissemination Events and Registrations

PAT/TM--20 [PDF] Customer Call Center, Assistance and Satisfaction Survey Records

PAT/TM--21 [PDF] National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nominations

PAT/TM--22 [PDF] Patent e-Commerce Database.

PAT/TM--23 [PDF] User Access for Web Portals and Information Requests.

PAT/TM--24 [TEXT] [PDF] Background Investigations

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