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license

Authorization by a governmental or other regulatory agency that allows a person, group of persons, or enterprise to carry out a particular activity; the certificate itself. See Revoked license, Unrestricted license.

li·cense

, licence (līsĕns)
Legal permission given to professional to practice in specific fields according to rules and regulations of a jurisdiction.
[L. licentia, fr. licet, it is permitted]
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Consequently, when the rules of practice establish that the client is "entitled" to the attorney's work-product, (106) it is appropriate to conclude that the client is entitled to an implied nonexclusive license to the work-product.
This includes payments for a nonexclusive license for software that is readily available to the general public on similar terms, and which has not been substantially modified.
84-78, amounts were foreign source when paid under both an exclusive and a nonexclusive license agreement, for the right to broadcast live in a foreign country a prize fight taking place in the U.S.
BristolMyers holds an option to a nonexclusive license to the patent.
* exclusive or nonexclusive license for patent technology
Chiron Corporation (Emeryville, CA) granted a nonexclusive license to Pfizer, Inc.
In addition, Beckman Coulter gained exclusive rights to use Orchid's SNP analysis technology for research and specialty testing applications and to grant further licenses, and received a nonexclusive license for diagnostic applications.
Computer software is "off the shelf" if it (1) is readily available for purchase by the general public, (2) is subject to a nonexclusive license and (3) has not been substantially modified.
Ambion obtained a nonexclusive license from Incyte Genomics to manufacture and sell RNA amplification kits using its RNA amplification technology ...
The worldwide nonexclusive license will cover Immerge's work in the development of genetically modified pigs for potential use in xenotransplantation (the use of animal organs to address human health issues).