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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


exclusive license
n.
A right granted by the owner of a patent to one person, allowing him or her to use, make, and sell the patented item.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


exclusive license
A written contract in which the owner of a patent, copyright, trademark, or trade secret authorizes, for a limited time, someone (the licensee) to exclusively exercise one or more of the rights. For example, the copyright owner of a comic book may exclusively license the video game rights to a game company. Once a license terminates, the owner regains the rights. Compare: assignment
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Copyright Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • exclusive license — A license to pursue a calling or occupation which in effect creates a monopoly in the licensee. 33 Am J1st Lic § 23. A grant by the proprietor of a patent to another person of the right to make, use, or sell the patented article, including the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • license — A personal privilege to do some particular act or series of acts on land without possessing any estate or interest therein, and is ordinarily revocable at the will of the licensor and is not assignable. Lehman v. Williamson, 35 Colo.App. 372, 533 …   Black's law dictionary

  • license — A personal privilege to do some particular act or series of acts on land without possessing any estate or interest therein, and is ordinarily revocable at the will of the licensor and is not assignable. Lehman v. Williamson, 35 Colo.App. 372, 533 …   Black's law dictionary

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