Trademark Application - Priority Action - SOU
U.S. Trademark Application Priority Office Action Statement of Use
PRIORITY ACTION MAILED - SOU; statement of use office action; statement of use refusal; sou refusal; sou priority action; priority office action; trademark application priority action; office action; non-final office action; final trademark refusal; refusal to register a trademark; examiner's amendment to trademark application; trademark application; federal trademark application; federal trademark registration
If you received this notice, your statement of use has encountered a possible obstacle. The Examining Attorney has addressed this with recommendations to that should be resolvable easily. You can address the changes favorably, or argue with the Examining Attorney. You have six (6) months from the date of the notice to respond, or the application will go abandoned. If you respond within two (2) months, the Examiner will give your response expedited review.
In most cases, an Examiner will use a priority action to make a minor change to the application.
Trademark examiners often reach out directly to the applicant or to the attorney of record and discuss examiner's amendments by email or telephone. In some cases, the applicant can respond to the trademark examiner in the same way.