Designs Act, 1911
(1) All applications and communications to the Controller under this Act may be signed by and all attendances upon the Controller may be made by or through a legal practitioner or by or through an agent authorized to the satisfaction of the Controller.
(2) The Controller may if he sees fit require -
(a) any such agent to be resident in India ;
(b) any person not residing in India to employ an agent residing in India ;
(c) the personal signature or presence of any applicant or other person.