U.S. Patent and Trademark (USPTO)
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) and Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA)

System Name
Approval Date
  • Cardinal IP (CIP) Patent Cooperation Treaty Search Recordation System (PCTSRS)
PTA PIA 6/14/2019
  • Consolidated Financial System (CFS)
PTA PIA 7/26/2019
  • Corporate Administrative Office System (CAOS)
PTA PIA 9/7/2018
  • Database Services (DBS)
PTA PIA 9/23/2019
  • Data Conversion Laboratory Patent Support (DCLPS)
PTA PIA 05/23/2019
  • Enterprise Software Services (ESS)
PTA PIA 7/6/2019
  • Fee Processing Next Generation (FPNG) System
PTA PIA 9/30/2019
  • Global Patent Solutions (GPS) System
PTA PIA 8/29/2018
  • Information Delivery Product (IDP)
PTA PIA 9/14/2019
  • Information Dissemination Support System (IDSS) PTOD-001-00
PTA PIA 8/3/2019
  • Intellectual Property Leadership Management Support System (IPLMSS)
PTA PIA 11/8/2019
  • Landon IP Information System (LIPIS)
PTA PIA 7/25/2019
  • MicroPact Background Investigation Tracking System (BITS)
PTA PIA 5/17/2019
  • MicroPact Employee Relations & Labor Relations (ERLR) System
PTA PIA 5/17/2018
  • MicroPact Equal Employment System (EES)
PTA PIA 6/5/2019
  • Patent Capture and Application Processing System – Examination Support (PCAPS-ES)
PTA PIA 9/30/2018
  • Patent Capture and Application Processing System – Initial Processing (PCAPS-IP)
PTA PIA 6/14/2019
  • Patent End to End (PE2E) System
PTA PIA 12/4/2018
  • Patent Search System – Primary Search and Retrieval System (PSS-PS)
PTA PIA 9/30/2019
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board E2E (PTAB E2E)
PTA PIA 05/20/2019
  • Personal Identity Verification System/Card Management System (HSPD-12-PIVS/CMS) - PTOI-007-00
PTA PIA 01/17/2018
  • Planning and Budgeting Products (PBP)
PTA PIA 6/14/2019
  • Reed Technology and Information Services, Inc. (RTIS) Public Data Dissemination (PDD)
PTA PIA 8/29/2018
  • Reed Tech Patent Data Capture (PDCap)
PTA PIA 9/14/2018
  • Revenue Accounting and Management (RAM) System
PTA PIA 6/14/2019
  • Serco Patent Processing System (PPS)
PTA PIA 6/14/2019
  • Storage Infrastructure Managed Services (SIMS)
PTA PIA 7/6/2019
  • Trademark Next Generation (TMNG)


  • Trademark Processing System – External Systems (TPS-ES)
PTA PIA 1/18/2019
  • Trademark Processing System – Internal Systems (TPS-IS)
PTA PIA 6/5/2019
  • VASTEC Data Conversion System (DCS)



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Page last updated:December 12, 2019