Tag: trademark refusal

How to Handle a Trademark Rejection: File a Design Patent Instead?

Rejected Trademark Application? Get a Design Patent Instead The path to registering a trademark can be strewn with landmines. When your trademark application faces difficult…

How to File a Smarter Trademark Response to an Office Action

What are smarter ways to respond to trademark Office Actions? Though you hate to see them, Office Actions are fairly common in USPTO trademark applications.…

Trademark Office Action: What a Successful Refusal Argument Looks Like

What is a trademark Office Action? When you apply to register a trademark with the USPTO, your trademark application will be assigned to a trademark…

How to Respond to a Trademark Rejection

What is a trademark rejection? Not all trademark Office Actions are the same. Your application may receive a trademark rejection, or a registration refusal, which…

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