Trademark Services: Office Action Responses

Not all trademark applications go smoothly. If you’ve submitted an application to register a trademark you may receive a notice from the USPTO called an Office Action. There are many different types of Office Actions that can be issued, but regardless of what type you receive, you must respond in a timely manner or your trademark application will abandon.

Gerben IP’s experienced trademark attorneys can assist you with any type Office Action response. Whether it is responding to an administrative request, fixing a technical requirement with the application, or appealing a denial of your application, we’re here to help you navigate the Office Action response process.

If fact, if we helped you file your trademark application, Gerben IP takes care of any non-substantive Office Actions as part of its Flat-Fee Trademark Registration Package.

Our trademark attorneys can also assist you in responding to Office Actions that have been issued against applications that Gerben IP did not file on your behalf.

Gerben IP’s Office Action response service includes:

Review of Your Trademark Office Action

Our attorneys will carefully review the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s notice and identify the issues that need to be addressed with your trademark application.

Development of a Response Strategy

We work closely with our clients to develop a response strategy that addresses the USPTO examining attorney’s concerns and maximizes the chances of your trademark application’s approval.

Drafting of the Office Action Response

Once a strategy has been determined, our attorneys will draft a thorough and persuasive response to the Office Action, addressing all of the issues and providing evidence and arguments to support your position.

Filing of the Trademark Office Action Response

Once you have approved the Office Action response, we’ll file it in a timely manner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, ensuring that all necessary deadlines are met.

Monitoring the Application

After filing your Office Action response, we will continue to monitor your trademark application and respond to any further Office Actions or requests from the USPTO.

Need help with your Trademark Office Action? Contact Gerben IP today.

Since every Trademark Office Action is different, we will first need to review your case and determine what needs to be done.

Please submit your information on the contact form below. Once received, we will review your Office Action at no charge and provide a flat rate quote to complete a response on your behalf.

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Trademark Office Action FAQs

Additional Resources on Trademark Office Actions

Want to know more about the different types of Office Actions issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the best way to respond to them? Check out the more in-depth articles below.

What is an Office Action?

This article explains what a trademark Office Action is as well as providing several examples of the types of Office Actions that a trademark application may receive.

Understanding USPTO Office Actions

This is a guide to the most common types of USPTO Office Actions and what it means when one is issued against your trademark application.

How to Respond to an Office Action

This piece walks you through how you can respond to trademark Office Actions issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

How to Respond to a Section 2(d) Refusal

This article discusses the different types of legal arguments that can be used to overcome a likelihood of confusion refusal issued against a trademark filing.

How to Respond to a Statement of Use Specimen Refusal

This is a guide for responding to a USPTO Office Action against your trademark’s Statement of Use Filing.

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