611.03(e) Petitions to the Director
A petition to the Director under 37 C.F.R. §2.146 must be signed by the petitioner, someone with legal authority to bind the petitioner, or a qualified practitioner, in accordance with the following guidelines:
- If the petitioner is represented by a qualified practitioner, the practitioner must sign; or
- If the petitioner is not represented by a qualified practitioner, the individual petitioner or someone with legal authority to bind a juristic petitioner must sign. In the case of joint petitioners, all must sign.
37 C.F.R. §§2.146(c), 2.193(e)(5)–2.193(e)(5)(ii), 11.14(e), and 11.18(a); TMEP §1705.07.