PTAB E2E and Interference iFiling Portal will be unavailable for filing petitions beginning at 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 24 and ending at 5 p.m., Monday, May 27 ET. Petitioners will need to pay for their petition outside of this scheduled maintenance time or make arrangements to pay early.
 
If your deadline is during this time for the petition filing or other associated documents to a pending AIA case or pending interference, you must use an alternative filing method.
 
Questions?  Contact PTAB 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET at 571-272-7822 weekdays or email Trials@uspto.gov. You can also visit the PTAB E2E frequently asked questions for more info.

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United States moves up in international rankings for patent protection

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