Can I still respond to a final office action?

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Written by Tomas Orsula

Senior Trademark Attorney

Yes, you can still respond to a final office action. However, by issuing a final office action, the examiner states their intent to conclude the examination process soon since they feel the issues mentioned in the previous non-final office action(s) haven't been properly addressed.

It's, therefore, even more important to submit a response that will address all outstanding issues to the examiner's satisfaction. If you fail to do so, your application may be abandoned.

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