Don't require changing password every 60 days - it's unnecessarily excessive.
Set up a link to Financial Manager on the portal page. Right now a link appears only because it's mentioned in announcements.
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.
It would be nice to be able to set up email alerts for status and document searches
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 »
Can the timeout be increased substantially (or be set as a preference by the user) so that I don't have to enter my password every time I return to MyConsole? I would like to open MyConsole at the beginning of my day and refer to it as needed. However, the timeout occurs very quickly and I need to re-enter my password almost every time. Ideally, we could access the public aspects even when the timeout occurs (e.g., ...more »
Make the "Remember me" feature on login sticky so it doesn't need to be reset each time if no change is desired
It would be great to be able to store my payment method, so I don't have to re-enter every time.
- Create a collection of patent applications to watch status of your pending applictions
- Create a collection of active patents to manage fee payment when fees are due
There is no reason for having these constant password changes. This only makes it more difficult to use.
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 »
Users with 20 or less matters have little need for these. I have over a thousand and I operate just a one-man firm. 50 collections of twenty items each is too cumbersome to be of practical use.