Importing

Importing Overview

Information can be imported into AppColl through spreadsheets and/or Private Pair, TSDR and EspaceNet. Spreadsheets In order to populate your AppColl account, basic information for each of your matters must be...

MyUSPTO Sponsorship FAQ

Updated 06/21/2019 What is MYUSPTO sponsorship? Sponsorship allows patent practitioners to designate others to work on their behalf. When a MyUSPTO user has been sponsored, they have access to your private pai...

Importing New Matters from a Spreadsheet

Importing matters from a spreadsheet is the primary means for getting your data into AppColl. The following video and instructions will assist you in this process. Open the attached spreadsheet template. ...

Adding or Updating Patent Matters Using XML Files from Private Pair (w/ Video)

This video teaches the process for adding or updating patent matters via XML files that are downloadable from Private Pair. XML files can be used to both create a new matter as well as update an existing matter...

Updating Patent Matters with Private Pair XML Files

As of March 2018, U.S. patent matters and PCT applications can be added or updated from Private Pair without the need to download XML files. Click here for instructions on using the new Update Matter button. Pl...

Adding and Updating U.S. Trademark Matters from TSDR

U.S. Trademarks can be updated or added into AppColl via spreadsheets or by using the Update Matter button in a trademark matter details page. Adding new Trademarks via spreadsheet Click here for importing tra...

Adding or Updating Foreign Patents from Espacenet

Information for foreign patents may be extracted from Espacenet. Please Note: docketing history is not available from Espacenet. Only bibliographic information. Click here for information on extracting informa...

The Different Private Pair XML Buttons

As of March 2018, U.S. patents and PCT application matters can be added or updated from Private Pair without the need to download XML files. Click here for instructions on using the new Update Matter button. Pl...

Importing Multiple Private Pair XML Files

If you have multiple XML files to upload to AppColl, you can combine them all into a zip file and then import the single zip file into AppColl using the big blue arrow at the top of the page. Be sure to create ...

Frequency of Patent and Trademark Updates from the Private Pair, TSDR and EspaceNet

Depending on the type of matter and it's country, AppColl can update details automatically or manually. U.S. Patents and PCT Applications Filed in the U.S. e-Office Action emails can be used to automatic...