USPTO Systems Status and Availability

Check this page for the latest information on operating status and availability of Online Business Systems. For Standard Hours of Availability for Online Business Systems, System Descriptions, and Operating Requirements/Compatibilities, see the links at left.

Current Status

Friday Jun 07, 2019

Current Events

PKI outage for EFS-Web and Private PAIR

PKI authentication for EFS-Web and Private PAIR will be unavailable starting on Wednesday, June 5 at 12:01 a.m. ET, until further notice. Additional information and updates will continue to be posted to this USPTO systems status and availability page

Please use your verified account to access EFS-Web for registered eFilers and Private PAIR

If you need to file a new patent application and do not have a verified account, you can use EFS-Web for unregistered eFilers or EFS-Web contingency. If you need to file a follow-on submission and do not have a verified account, use an alternative filing method.

Migration will be available during this outage. Please ensure that you migrated the proper PKI to the correct account. If you have not migrated or need to sponsor support staff, please visit the authentication change webpage for guidance.

If you have questions or need to reverse an incorrectly migrated account, contact the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) at or 866-217-9197.

Planned Events

Thursday Jun 13, 2019

Planned Events

Trademark System Maintenance

The USPTO will perform maintenance on the Trademark Next Generation (TMNG) systems beginning at 10 p.m., Saturday, June 15 and ending by 5:30 a.m. Sunday, June 16 ET.

The following systems will be impacted:

  • Trademark Next Generation ID Manual (TMNG-IDM) will not be available.
  • Trademark Official Gazette (TMOG) will not be available. You can access recent PDF versions of the gazette on the Trademark Official Gazette webpage. For archived PDF versions of gazettes dating back to 2001, visit the archived editions page .
  • Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) will be available with reduced functionality.
  • Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) initial application forms will not be available.