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The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library, site of the USPTO September 28 roadshow.

USPTO’s AIA Roadshow: Next Stop – New York

The USPTO is hosting another series of “roadshows” across the country to further support our implementation of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act. The next roadshow takes place in New York City on September 28, where USPTO officials will explain AIA rules and answer questions.

Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Patent Trial and Appeal Board's Electronic Filing and Case Management System

The Patent Review Processing System (PRPS), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's e-filing and case management system for trial proceedings, is now available. The USPTO is now accepting filings of petitions to institute trial proceedings established under the Leahy Smith America Invents Act.

Six of USPTO's leaders sitting around a table

USPTO leadership looks on as Judge Michael Tierney (r) of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board addresses points during the September 7 webinar on changes to patent laws. | USPTO photo by Cheron Green.

Watch Recording of USPTO Senior Leadership Webinar

Our September 7 webinar on the America Invents Act featuring USPTO leadership is now available on our website. If you missed the program, you can watch it at your leisure.


Focus on a microphone with a blurred mingling audience in the back, signifying "public comment"

What Do You Think About Lower Trademark Fees?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is seeking public comment on the possibility of lowering trademark application fees for all applicants willing to engage exclusively with the USPTO by electronic means. Please see the Request for Comments in the Federal Register for details.

Skyline views of the four USPTO satellite office locations

USPTO Announces Historic Satellite Office Expansion

Along with our newly opened location in Detroit, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announces historic satellite office expansion to Dallas, Denver and Silicon Valley areas.

USPTO Connects Innovators to Key Patent and Trademark Resources

USPTO Launches New Search Tools

USPTO Launches New Search Tools

USPTO is making its patent and trademark examining manuals more accessible to the public through a new, user-friendly search tool. The Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) and Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) search tools, which work like an Internet search engine, are now available.


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