(@pamlaw1)

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MyUSPTO.gov timeout

The time out needs to be increased significantly. Signing in with PKI certificates was 55 minutes, but signing in with myuspto.gov is too short of a time period until timing out (and no time out notice appears in the system tray). Please fix this! It is frustrating to have to re-sign in multiple times a day (AND select traffic lights, store fronts, etc.)

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(@simonkahn)

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Passwords

There is no reason for having these constant password changes. This only makes it more difficult to use.

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Patent Docket

It would be nice if we could monitor patent applications that we have filed under our customer number right away. For some reason, it seems you have to wait until they are published.

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Do not require two step authentication after first login

In addition to substantially lengthening the auto-logout time, do not require two step authentication (i.e., entering a code emailed or texted from USPTO) after a user selects the box "Remember this computer" and successfully logs in with two step authentication.

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(@jiauerbach)

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Firm vs. Individual Users

It's not clear whether you are setting up a system in which every member of a firm who files an application would need a separate uspto.gov account or whether the account should be in the name of a single firm administrator. It appears that you want individual accounts, however, firms typically use a single email address for all uspto correspondence, so it is not possible for individuals to each set up an account. Tie... more »

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(@ntownsley)

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Simplified web site for experienced users

The USPTO website is good but it includes lots of explanations. These are necessary for those who are not well versed in the site but it slows down experienced users. It would be most helpful if there could be a slimmed down version without all the explanations for experienced users. A good place to access this might be the new console.

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PATENT DOCKET

I use the "PATENT DOCKET" and think that it is convenient. I am however not satisfied with the link on the "Application #". When I notice that one of the applications in my collection has a status change, I want to see new documents, which are now available in the "Image File Wrapper" of the "Public PAIR". Although there is a link on the "Application #" in the "PATENT DOCKET", this link only leads to the portal of the... more »

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(@nkopp0)

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Use myUSPTO to link Customer Numbers and EFP files

Would be great to use myUSPTO to link the following: - Users (myUSPTO accounts) - Firms/Companies (Customer Numbers) - Attorneys/Agents (EFP files) - Accounting (USPTO Financial) Attorneys could allow users access to their filing credentials, change their info, etc. Firms and companies could add/remove users and attorneys on their customer numbers and financial accounts. Users could have all of their authorized filing... more »

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API or Automated Access - Disable Re-Captcha

myUSPTO has re-captcha enabled on all logins which prevents bot/automated access. this was not the case for private pair. We had tools which would automate the login process and download XML files daily to help our firm. Now that private pair is moving to myUSPTO these tools will no longer work. Is there any planned release for an API to private pair data? Or is there a way to disable 'recaptcha' for my account? Why would... more »

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(@kmingushmb)

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Add Widgets label

Since when you click on the + Add widgets button, you can add or remove widgets, it seems that this button should be relabeled to either "+/- Widgets" or "Add/Remove Widgets"

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(@simonkahn)

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MyUSPTO

I can not understand this, and would appreciate some training material.

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(@kmingushmb)

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Personalizing Widgets

When personalizing widgets, it would be nice to be able to move a widget directly to the bottom of a column. Currently, to move a widget to the bottom, I have to move it first above the widget currently at the bottom and then move the bottom widget above the one i want at the bottom.

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