Understanding what trademark examiners are thinking and how they approach trademark applications can increase your chances of successfully registering a trademark. In this panel, former USPTO trademark examiners Rebeccah Gan, Erik Pelton, and Brent Radcliff will share details about how the application and examination processes work. They will provide their insider perspective, discuss recent changes to how examiners handle some key issues like specimens and generic refusals, and explain procedures for maximizing success. In particular, topics will include:
- Quick and easy checks to minimize administrative office actions
- Top reasons why trademarks are refused and how to predict examiners’ actions
- Tips and tricks for responding to office actions, including knowing when to call the examiner
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