TMEP 611.03(i): Requests to Change Correspondence Address in an Application or Registration

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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611.03(i)    Requests to Change Correspondence Address in an Application or Registration

A request to change the correspondence address in an application or registration must be signed by the individual applicant or registrant, someone with legal authority to bind a juristic applicant or registrant, or a qualified practitioner, in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • If the applicant or registrant is represented by a qualified practitioner, the practitioner must sign; or
  • If the applicant or registrant is not represented by a qualified practitioner, the individual applicant or registrant or someone with legal authority to bind a juristic applicant or registrant must sign.  In the case of joint applicants or joint registrants, all must sign.

See37 C.F.R. §§2.18(b)(2), 2.193(e)(9)–2.193(e)(9)(ii), 11.14(e), and 11.18(a); TMEP §609.02(b).