Trademark Act amended II - Response to an OA can still be possible even after the lapse of the statutory period
The amendment allows a trademark applicant to revive proceedings after the lapse of the given period for submitting a response to an OA. If an applicant fails to submit the response within the given period, he/she may still submit a request along with a response to the OA for continuing the process within 2 months after the lapse of the given period.