You did the right thing to protect your brand or new product name, and you successfully submitted your trademark application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. After months of waiting, you finally receive word from the USPTO. But it’s an email titled OFFICE ACTION with a warning that failure to respond will cause you to abandon your trademark application.
When it comes to responding to a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Office Action, at first glance it’s easy to become intimidated. However, it is like many other processes: step by step and in the right sequence, addressing only what needs to be addressed.