During this eMod Patent Center Update, key members from the USPTO will share updates with the development of Patent Center, which will replace EFS-Web and PAIR. Additionally, we’ll discuss progress from the eMod Text Pilot Program, and information regarding the Patent Center Beta Program.


  • Discuss key information about Patent Center and its impact to current EFS-Web and PAIR users.

  • Review the eMod Text Pilot Program and its overall impact to the new Patent Center tool.

  • Describe the Patent Center Beta Program and how to participate.

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.


This Program is worth one hour of credit in:

CLM Application Management Category - Functional Specialist: Legal Industry Business Management

CLM Recertification Credit: Yes

California MCLE: Law Practice Management

MCLE/Other States: Credit may be available in other states but cannot be guaranteed. In all states, accreditation is dependent on individual state guidelines and filing regulations.

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