Reed Tech A LexisNexis Company - United States Patent And Trademark Office, Department of Commerce

      Patent Application Alert Service


The Patent Application Alert Service has been tested and determined to work with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 9-11
  • Internet Explorer 8 (reduced functionality)
  • Mozilla Firefox 34
  • Google Chrome 39
  • Apple Safari 8

To enable the Patent Application Alert Service to work in your browser, please make sure the following options are set.

Main Navigation (Upper Menu)

The main navigation bar has the following options.

Main Navigation

  • Home:      Returns to the main site home page. Any system maintenace or other notices will be posted here.
  • Contact:    Opens up the contact / support form where you can enter comments or ask questions anout the service.
  • Help:        This page.
  • FAQ:        Frequently asked questions. Start here if you are having problems.
  • Login:      Access the alerts system. Register and Login here.


Before you can access the Patent Application Alert Service you need to register and create a user account. On the LOGIN page click the "register here" link and fill in all the required fields on the registration form. Follow the form helps to create a secure password and read through the terms and conditions before checking the "I Accept" box. Press the "Create Account" button.

Login Page


After you click the "Create Account" button an authorization email will be sent to the email address you used to register. Click on the link in the email to complete the account setup. Now you can login using your email address and the password you entered. If you forget your password, it can be reset by clicking on the "Forgot Password" link. You will be asked to enter the email address you registered with. An email will be sent with instructions on resetting your password.