Posts Tagged: electronic filing system


An Exclusive Interview with USPTO Director Michelle Lee

There were no topics ruled out of bounds for this 30 minute interview, not even the Supreme Court's recent decision to accept cert. in Cuozzo, although as an …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 5

USPTO experiences catastrophic failure of electronic patent and trademark systems

On December 22, 2015, at approximately 7:00 pm, the USPTO experienced a catastrophic failure of electronic information systems due to what is being called a major power outage at the …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 34

USPTO Systems Maintenance on December 5th

Due to maintenance required on USPTO systems, access to Public PAIR, Private PAIR, EFS-Web and EFS-Web Contingency will be unavailable beginning 12:01 a.m. and ending at 11:59 p.…
By U.S.P.T.O.
3 years ago 0

USPTO Trademark System Maintenance Scheduled for Weekend

Any action or fee due on Thursday, February 13, will be considered timely on the next succeeding business day on which the USPTO is open. Because the TEAS …
By U.S.P.T.O.
5 years ago 0

PTO eFiling Modernization & Next Generation Fee Processing

Hearing from our online filers will assist us in gathering requirements, creating functional designs, and evaluating product releases. We will hold focus sessions to discuss the proposed …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

USPTO Seeks Comment on Lowering Trademark Application Fees

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is seeking public comment on the possibility of adjusting trademark application fees, so …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

President Obama Calls USPTO Filing System “Embarrassing”

Earlier today President Barack Obama, perhaps with the best of intentions, demonstrated that he is not all that familiar with the United States Patent and Trademark Office …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 26