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Patent Center has 100% of the functionality of EFS-Web, Public and Private PAIR, and is available to all users for electronic filing and management of patent applications.
On May 25th at 10am ET you may notice slight differences in your sign-in experience. An update is being made to continue to improve your USPTO.gov account experience. No user action is required.
Starting January 17, 2024, specification, claims and abstracts not filed in DOCX format will incur a non-DOCX surcharge of up to $400 for a new non provisional 111(a) application. See Final Patent Fee Rule for more information.