37 CFR 2.24 - Designation and revocation of domestic representative by foreign applicant.

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§ 2.24 Designation and revocation of domestic representative by foreign applicant.
(a)
(1) If an applicant is not domiciled in the United States, the applicant may designate a domestic representative (i.e., a person residing in the United States on whom notices or process in proceedings affecting the mark may be served) by either:
(i) Setting forth the name and address of the domestic representative in the initial application; or
(ii) Filing a separate designation setting forth the name and address of the domestic representative, signed by the applicant, someone with legal authority to bind the applicant (e.g., a corporate officer or general partner of a partnership), or a practitioner qualified to practice under § 11.14 of this chapter.
(2) If the applicant does not file a document designating the name and address of a person residing in the United States on whom notices or process in proceedings affecting the mark may be served, or if the last person designated cannot be found at the address given in the designation, then notices or process in proceedings affecting the mark may be served on the Director.
(3) The mere designation of a domestic representative does not authorize the person designated to represent the applicant unless qualified under § 11.14 of this chapter.
(b) A request to change or revoke a designation of domestic representative must be signed by the applicant, someone with legal authority to bind the applicant (e.g., a corporate officer or general partner of a partnership), or a practitioner qualified to practice under § 11.14 of this chapter.
[74 FR 54907, Oct. 26, 2009]

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  • 2015-01-16; vol. 80 # 11 - Friday, January 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2303 - Miscellaneous Changes to Trademark Rules of Practice and the Rules of Practice in Filings Pursuant to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective February 17, 2015.
      37 CFR Parts 2, 6, and 7

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Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR Part 2 after this date.

  • 2015-01-16; vol. 80 # 11 - Friday, January 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2303 - Miscellaneous Changes to Trademark Rules of Practice and the Rules of Practice in Filings Pursuant to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective February 17, 2015.
      37 CFR Parts 2, 6, and 7