To assure the security of your data, follow the policy described in the Subscriber Agreement.
A customer number and digital certificate is required for Private PAIR which allows customers to review the status of their unpublished submissions and to track their patent applications online.
The following document, the EBC Welcome Wagon, provides a detailed overview of the services that the EBC provides to its customers.
A Customer Number allows you to easily correlate all your filings and correspondence with a single mailing address, eliminating typographical errors or variations in addresses that can make it difficult to correspond with the USPTO.
This Customer Number will also ensure that only you can access your patent application information. If you already have a Customer Number and you would like to update the information associated with that number, please download and complete the Customer Number Data Change form [PDF] and fax it to the Electronic Business Center at 571-273-0177.
Systems that are supported include EFS-Web, Public and Private PAIR.
The EBC also supports the Patent In and Checker tools.Once you have both codes, you will be able to access Private PAIR and take advantage of electronic filing via EFS-Web.For any customer who would like to receive their Use the Digital Certificate Management site to manage your digital certificate contact information, create a set of recovery codes and to perform self-recovery of damaged or lost digital certificates online.To get your unique , please download and complete the Customer Number Request form [PDF] and fax it to the Electronic Business Center at 571-273-0177. * This may be useful to attorneys changing firms or organizations that are reorganizing the management of a group of patents.* If you are a registered attorney or patent agent, or a person granted limited recognition, then your registration number or limited recognition number must be associated with your Customer Number. However, if you already have patent applications on file with the USPTO, you need to associate these applications with your Customer Number.Encrypting an Email: Encrypting an email ensures that only the recipient may view the email content and any attachments.