Trademark Office Action Response

Available for Business Advisory Plan Customers Only

Get your trademark application back on track

If you receive an Office action identifying problems with your trademark application, you can often address or correct the issues by filing a timely response.

Business Advisory Plan members can get attorney help getting their trademark applications back on track for a flat fee.

Pricing starts at $199

How it works

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1. Sign in

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2. Schedule an appointment

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3. Review your office action

For members

If you're already a member, simply sign in and schedule a consultation with an attorney. Select "Trademark Office Action Response" under the Legal Matter dropdown. The attorney will contact you with instructions on how to send the document for review prior to the consultation. During your consultation, the attorney will explain what the Office action means and discuss next steps. The attorney will provide simple payment instructions once the consultation is complete

For nonmembers

If you're not yet a member, simply sign up for the Business Advisory Plan. The plan entitles you to legal advice and many other valuable benefits for a low, monthly fee.

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Common questions

What is an Office action?
An Office action is a document officially rejecting a trademark registration application. Written by an examiner from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the document outlines the reasons why the application is being rejected and, if applicable, offers a list of additional requirements that must be met for reconsideration.
How long do I have to respond to an Office action?
You typically have six months from the mailing date on the Office action letter. If you have not responded by that time, the application will be abandoned and you will need to start from scratch.
What’s the difference between a nonfinal and final Office action?
A nonfinal Office action raises an issue for the first time. A final Office action is issued if the applicant’s response to the prior Office action failed to address or resolve all of the issues. If you receive a final Office action, your only two options are to comply with the requirements or file an appeal with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

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