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Office Action Responses

Let us help you gain ownership of your trademark. Failure to respond to an office action issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office will result in abandon of your trademark.

 

You filed your trademark application and waited 6 months+ to hear from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You’re excited and expected to 100% exclusively own your trademark.

 

Filing a trademark begin a legal procedure. It is not uncommon for the United States Patent and Trademark Office examiner(attorney) to issue an office action. Trademark filings are viewed individually thus resulting in office actions being different for each trademark filing.

 

United States Patent and Trademark Office examiner (attorney) are required to protect the register. However, this process can be extremely confusing.

 

As experienced lawyers with extensive understanding in trademark law, we can take the confusion off your plate entirely. There are many reasons why a trademark might not be accepted right away and we can easily navigate those reasoning and help come up with a solution that fits you while we respond to the United States Patent and Trademark Office on your behalf.

 

Our flat fee office action responses service focuses on delivering quality legal services to overcome the refusal issued by the examiner. If you have any questions or concerns about your particular trademark please contact one of our attorneys to schedule a legal consultation.

Costs:

SUBSTANTIAL FLAT FEE:

$1297

NON SUBSTANTIAL FLAT FEE:

$1097

Substantial Office Action:

·       Examiner has identified a reason to refuse registration. To overcome this refusal you must submit a written detailed legal analysis presenting arguments to counter the United States Patent and Trademark Office examiner (attorney) arguments that the trademark should not register.

·       The most common received substantial offices includes but not limited to:

o   Examiner believe the filed trademark is similar or confusing to another mark already filed or pending registration. 

o   Examiner believe the filed trademark merely describes the goods or services being sold

o   Examiner believe the filed trademark is merely ornamental

o   Examiner believe the filed trademark fail to operate as a trademark identifying the source of the goods/services. 

Some restrictions apply to the legal fee quoted above.*

Non Substantial Office Action

·       Examiner is requesting additional information prior to approving the trademark filed for publication. Typically there’s not an argument but failure to respond will result in abandonment of the file trademark. 

·       The most common received substantial offices includes but not limited to:

o   Insufficient information

o   Application not completed correctly

o   Specimen submitted improper

o   Applicant missing affidavit

 

 

Some restrictions apply to the legal fee quoted above.*

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