601 Owner of Mark May Be Represented by a Qualified Practitioner
The owner of a mark may represent himself or herself in prosecuting an application or maintaining a registration, or may be represented by a practitioner authorized under 37 C.F.R. §11.14 to practice in trademark cases ("qualified practitioner"). 37 C.F.R. §§2.11,11.14(e). See TMEP §§602–602.03(e).