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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.

Submitted by (@ntownsley)

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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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Size of password

Don't require so many extra security features in password. 12-character size is too long. Need for both number and special character is too much.

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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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My USPTO

Do not have automatic log out after a short period of time of non-use. It would be convenient if you could leave MYUSPTO open during the day to refer back to it as needed.

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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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Don't require changing password every 60 days - it's unnecessarily excessive.

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