TMEP 1013: Designation of Domestic Representative by Applicants Not Domiciled in the United States

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1013    Designation of Domestic Representative by Applicants Not Domiciled in the United States

An applicant not domiciled in the United States may file a document designating the name and address of a person residing in the United States upon whom notices or process in proceedings affecting the mark may be served. 15 U.S.C. §1051(e); 37 C.F.R. §2.24; TMEP §610. The USPTO encourages parties who do not reside in the United States to designate domestic representatives. This can be done through TEAS, at http://www.uspto.gov.