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license

an agency- or government-granted permission issued to a health care professional to engage in a given occupation on finding that the applicant has attained the degree of competency and met educational requirements necessary to ensure that the public health, safety, and welfare are reasonably well-protected.

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.

license,

n certificate required to practice a professional healing approach.

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]

license,

n permission, accorded by a competent authority, granting the right to perform some act or acts that without such authorization would be contrary to law.
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If the customer base will include entities other than the government, it may be acceptable to Company X to have the government fund the actual reduction to practice and retain the nonexclusive license, since the other entities will have to pay Company X to make (or have made), use, sell, or offer to sell the widget.
The nonexclusive license covers services offered by Ahold USA and its subsidiaries in the "Automated Health Care Services" and "Product/Service Support" Fields-of-Use, including customer service provided via automated systems and live agents.
The nonexclusive license covers services offered by CIGNA and its subsidiaries in the automated health care and financial services call processing fields, including customer service provided via automated systems and live agents.
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The nonexclusive license covers services as delivered by Whirlpool Corporation in the "Product/Service Support" Field-of-Use, including customer service provided via automated systems and live agents.
As part of the settlement, Costco has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that Katz owns relating to interactive voice applications.
announced today that it has granted a nonexclusive license to Pioneer Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a major manufacturer of electronic products.
As part of the settlement, UnitedHealth Group has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that Katz owns relating to interactive voice applications.
As part of the settlement, CVS Caremark has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that Katz owns relating to interactive voice applications.
Nasdaq: INVI) today announced that it has granted a nonexclusive license to Coreco, Inc.
As part of the settlement, Rite Aid agreed to pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that Katz owns relating to interactive voice applications.
As part of the settlement, Kroger has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that Katz owns relating to interactive voice applications.