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.

Richard Fernandez is an eMod Project Manager at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As the eMod Project Manager, he oversees the development of the new tool to replace EFS-Web and PAIR. He has extensive experience working with the Patent Electronic Business Center, and currently serves as the Manager of the entire call center. He also worked as a program analyst for EFS-Web, and provided support for PAIR.

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)

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July 12, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
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An Overview of eMod DOCX Filing/Viewing and Patent Center Beta Release
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Non-Member Price:$129.00