What is proprietor?

  • (noun): (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business.
    Synonyms: owner

Some articles on proprietor:

Limitation And Revocation Procedures Before The European Patent Office - Admissibility
... be filed in writing and should contain "particulars of the proprietor of the European patent making the request (the requester)" "an indication of the Contracting States for which the requester is the proprietor of ...
Lords Proprietor
... The title of Lords Proprietor was a position akin to head landlord or overseer of a territory ... Lords Proprietor oversaw a territory on behalf of a higher sovereign for example the Isle of Mann and Isles of Scilly ruled by Lord Proprietor on behalf of the ...
The Strange Hostel Of Naked Pleasures - Plot
... In an isolated inn called "Hospedaria dos Prazeres" (Hostel of Pleasures), the mysterious proprietor advertises for employees to serve his guests while ... The proprietor (Marins) allows some to stay while informing others that there are no vacancies, to their obvious displeasure because of the severity of the storm ... When they question the proprietor, they are all presented with gruesome scenes of their dead bodies, revealing that their deaths occurred prior to midnight in the storm ...
Liberton Christian School
... of Trustees comprising parents, school staff, and proprietor’s representatives who are fully involved in its operation ... The proprietor, Dunedin Christian Schools Association, owns the school property and buildings ... In 1999 the proprietor entered into an integration agreement with the Minister of Education to enable the school to enter the state schooling system while adhering to its own special ...
From Beyond The Grave - Plot
... A nasty fate awaits those who cheat the shop's Proprietor (Peter Cushing) ... an antique mirror for a knockdown price, having tricked the Proprietor into believing it is a reproduction ... To back up this lie, he tries to persuade the Proprietor to sell him a Distinguished Service medal ...

Famous quotes containing the word proprietor:

    You would not have thought, if you had seen him lying about thus, that he was the proprietor of so many acres in that neighborhood, was worth six thousand dollars, and had been to Washington. It seemed to me that, like the Irish, he made a greater ado about his sickness than a Yankee does, and was more alarmed about himself.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Adjoining a refreshment stand ... is a small frame ice house ... with a whitewashed advertisement on its brown front stating, simply, “Ice. Glory to Jesus.” The proprietor of the establishment is a religious man who has seized the opportunity to broadcast his business and his faith at the same time.
    —For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)