Members form the eMod Team at the United States Patent and Trademark Office will share updates regarding the eMod Project. The presentation will include a demo of how to utilize the new DOCX features available to all EFS-Web and Private PAIR (patent application information retrieval) users. Additionally, the presenters will share details of the eMod Patent Center Beta Release, where users are working with the new tool in development that will soon replace EFS-Web and PAIR, and provide feedback to help enhance the tool prior to the wide release. The team will also discuss key schedule dates for EFS-Web, PAIR and Patent Center.


  • Discuss how to utilize DOCX (structured text) features in EFS-Web Registered and Private PAIR.

  • Outline details about the eMod Patent Center Beta Release, including progress and participation.

  • Point out upcoming changes to EFS-Web, PAIR and Patent Center to prepare accordingly.

Amy Stevens is a Business Analyst at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to working with the eMod and PAIR team, Amy worked extensively with the Patent Electronic Business Center (EBC) as a team lead as well as an agent on the phone.  As a member of the EBC assisted customers with filing patent applications online through EFS-Web, technical troubleshooting, assistance with viewing application documentation in PAIR, and later becoming a team lead to handle customer escalations and supervise a team of 25.  Amy received a Bachelor of Arts from James Madison University in 2003, started working at the USPTO in 2006, and her ITIL certification in 2009.

Lisa Tran is a Communications Manager for eCommerce at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Currently, she is primarily responsible for communicating with stakeholders and gathering feedback for the eMod project. She also supports the EFS-Web and PAIR team. Prior to working with eCommerce, she worked in several different business units within patents, including the technology centers, information management, and business planning.


CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.

CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management (OM)

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
July 12, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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An Overview of eMod DOCX Filing/Viewing and Patent Center Beta Release
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CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1.00
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