Don't require changing password every 60 days - it's unnecessarily excessive.
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.
Set up a link to Financial Manager on the portal page. Right now a link appears only because it's mentioned in announcements.
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 »
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
Make the "Remember me" feature on login sticky so it doesn't need to be reset each time if no change is desired
Frequently logging in results in a blank page. This is extremely disruptive for my work as a Patent Attorney. Please fix ASAP.
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.
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 »
There is no reason for having these constant password changes. This only makes it more difficult to use.