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New! Certified copies of patent applications as filed and patent file wrappers that have been issued or published may now be ordered and downloaded to your computer.

Payment Methods: In addition to credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover), payments for orders may be made using PTO deposit account or electronic fund transfer. When paying for your order, you have the option of entering your docket number (or customer reference number). The number will be displayed on your order confirmation receipt page which you may print as a record of your order.

Delivery of Documents: Certified copies of issued/published patent applications as filed and patent file wrappers may be delivered over the Internet or mailed to you on CDROM. Internet delivery is also available for uncertified copies of patents and patent application publications. Other documents may only be delivered in paper form via U.S. Postal Service.

Available service options, fees and delivery methods vary by document type. Processing times are dependent upon availability of systems and PTO business hours. Please refer to the Fee Table for a listing of documents, definitions, services, and fees.

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Regular Scheduled Outage:
Payments will not be accepted from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Sundays.

Due to system maintenance activities, the online document ordering system will be unable to accept new orders from Saturday, January 17th at 10:00 PM EST until Sunday, January 18th at 05:00 AM EST. However, the system will continue to be available for document delivery and order status.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Customer Service staff are available between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time.

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