THE PATENTS ACT, 1970
Section 128

Subscription and verification of certain documents by patent agents

(1) all applications and communications to the Controller under this Act may be signed by a patent agent authorised in writing in this behalf by the person concerned.

Provided that if such person is absent from India, they may be signed and verified on his behalf by a patent agent authorised by him in writing in that behalf.

(2) [Omitted]