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Definitions of proprietary:
  • noun:   an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
  • adjective:   protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights
    Example: "`Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form"

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