Non-Substantive Trademark Office Actions
We discussed on our previous post what an Office Action is when it comes to your trademark application. Now, let’s take a little deeper look at the different types of office actions you may encounter and how they can be overcome.
The simplest Office Action is one dealing with non-substantive issues, such as insufficient information or the application not being filled out correctly. These are typically very easy to respond to and can oftentimes even be dealt with over the phone with the Examiner directly.
This also applies to situations where the Examiner has suggestions regarding the description of your logo, misspellings in the application, or simply a need for additional specimens in use of your mark. These situations may require a little bit more attention, but they are typically non-substantive and you are not arguing with the Examiner, you are just providing additional information requested.
After we will evaluate the Office Action for a flat $49 fee, we will have a better idea of exactly how to respond, and the work required to get your trademark approved. Contact us today to get started.