authorized attorney/practitioner

What is authorized attorney/practitioner?

authorized attorney/practitioner meaning in Property terms is


– an individual who is in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. commonwealths or U.S. territories; and
– Canadian agents/attorneys who represent applicants located in Canada and are registered with the USPTO and in good standing as patent agents or have been granted reciprocal recognition by the USPTO.  


reference: Glossary – United States Patent and Trademark Office