What is Proprietor?

Legal Definition
This term is almost synonymous with "owner," (q. v.,) as in the phrase "riparian proprietor." A person entitled to a trade-mark or a design under the acts for the registration or patenting of trade-marks and designs (q. v.) is called "proprietor" of the trade-mark or design. Sweet. See Latham v. Roach, 72 IU. 181; Yuengling v. Scbile (C. C.) 12 Fed. 105; Hunt v. Curry, 37 Ark. 105 ; Werekmeister v. Springer Lithographing Co. (C. C.) 63 Fed. 811.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
One who has the legal right or exclusive title to a thing. See 83 Tex. 218, 15 L. R. A. 262, 18 S. W. 578.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The owner of a sole proprietorship. See sole proprietorship.
Legal Definition
The owner. (q. v.)
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary