The new “”Trademark Office Action Response Workbook” is a unique product offering featuring more than 30 successful responses to USPTO trademark Office Actions covering a wide range of topics including likelihood of confusion, descriptiveness, disclaimers, identification amendments, prior pending applications, and much more. The workbook includes the substantive responses, evidence, and a detailed table of contents. Readers will learn about crafting trademark office action responses from an experience and successful trademark attorney and former USPTO examiner.


About the author: Erik is a former USPTO trademark examiner and owner of Erik M. Pelton and Associates, PLLC. He has filed thousands of office action responses over his 19 years in private practice, and has obtained more than 2,500 trademark registrations for his clients. Erik has spoken to a wide range of legal and business audiences of brand protection and trademarks. In addition to his law practice, Erik has mentored and trained dozens of interns and associates and is the host of the Tricks of the Trade(mark)™ podcast. Learn more about Erik here.


  • “I have been waiting for a publication that lays out effective processes for responding to trademark Office Actions. Erik’s workbook is able to clarify the arcane, and his publication can help any practitioner to analyze and present the best possible arguments to USPTO examining attorneys.” Steven Weigler 
  • The workbook is a huge help and resource. It was nice for someone who clearly knows so much about the topic be so open and willing to share that information.” Tara Murphy

For more on the replay of the accompanying 5 hour boot camp course, see here.

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