Rule 285

Powers of attorney

Rules of Procedure

Part 5 – General provisions

Chapter 3 – Rights and obligations of representatives

Rule 285 – Powers of attorney
  1. A representative who claims to be representing a party shall be accepted as such provided however the Court may order a representative to produce a written authority if his representative powers are challenged.
  2. In the event of a successful challenge to a representative’s authority pursuant to paragraph 1 the Court may make an order pursuant to Rule 291.

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Rule 292 – Patent attorneys’ right of audience