A trademark Office Action letter is a prelimiary refusal of your trademark application. Office Action letters are very common in the trademark process and in most cases can be overcome with a proper response. Office Action letters are categorized as either “Procedural”, which means that there are relatively minor changes requires or “Substantive” which means that there is a more problematic legal issue that must be addressed. In general, “Procedural” refusals can be easily overcome and “Substantive” refusals may not be overcome. If you have received an Office Action letter, please contact us for a FREE initial consultation to review your letter and assess your chances of overcoming the refusal.