Monday, September 10, 2007

GCN Report on USPTO e-Filing System

Government Computer News has a report on the success of the USPTO's new e-filing system, EFS-Web. Since the system went into full product in March 2006, the USPTO has:
  • Seen new applications filed electronically rise to 60 percent
  • Received 850,000 application and other documents via EFS-Web
  • Trained 30,000 people to use EFW-Web
  • Saved $7.8 million