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Q16. If a trademark applicant receives an Office Action pointing out that some of the designated goods or services are vague, what measures can the applicant take?

Q16. If a trademark applicant receives an Office Action pointing out that some of the designated goods or services are vague, what measures can the applicant take?

A16. There are two possible measures:
(1)Filing an amendment to delete the goods or services refused by the Examiner or to amend the description of such goods or services in a form acceptable to the Japanese trademark practice.
(2)Filing an argument explaining what the goods or services refused by the Examiner are like.