Attorney of Record

Definition

1) A lawyer who appears in court or receives pleadings and other formal documents on a party's behalf. Also known as counsel of record.

2) In [wex:patent] and [wex:trademark] law, a [wex:lawyer] or [wex:agent] named in a [wex:power of attorney] filed by a patent or trademark applicant.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Mason v. City of New York, 67 A.D.3d 475 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009).

See also

  • [wex:Attorney]

  • [wex:Counsel]

  • [wex:Counselor]

  • [wex:Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)]