To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Our first job is to listen to and observe what our customers need, and meet those needs with quality products and services. While we are not currently experiencing delays due to this pandemic, we expect that we could see them as the situation evolves. If you experience any issues, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you for your understanding, patience and flexibility as ATCC does everything it can to help reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to our valued customers.



Patent deposit service fee is USD 2,500 per deposit incurred at the time of receipt of a portion or all material.

ATCC comprehensive patent services include:
  • Pre-deposit assistance with forms and shipping
  • Assignment of inbound tracking numbers for quicker receipt of patent deposit material
  • Notification of patent material receipt
  • Viability testing (One test, with one additional repeat if necessary)
  • Certificate of deposit and a minimum of 30 years of storage
  • Release of deposited material for distribution according to deposit rules
  • Regular notification to depositors when deposit material is provided to third party
  • Regulatory compliance review for permits and distribution

Additional Patent Deposit Services, such as summaries of deposits, return of deposit material sample(s), additional copies of Certificate of deposit, and destruction of deposit material, and their associated fees are available upon request.