One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A license granted to a third party by a licensee, extending some rights or privileges that the licensee enjoys.
- ‘He proposes, then, that universities adopt some sort of Open Research License for their technologies, which would let a university use and sublicense them (with no exclusivity) for research and education.’
- ‘As a result of the agreement with Bayer, Schering-Plough expects it may need to sublicense rights to the Toyama product in the United States.’
- ‘Companies can sublicense our music for commercial use using our no haggling, easy online forms.’
- ‘A deal was hammered out that saw Airspeed get a sublicense agreement to built a number of different Fokker designs as well as the DC - 2.’
- ‘USDA has granted Insta-Pro an exclusive license to either process COBY or issue a sublicense to other companies.’
- ‘Schering has been granted a world-wide exclusive license with the right to grant sublicenses.’
- ‘Distribute and sublicense Object Code of the Software to Subaru Affiliates in accordance with article 6; and’
- ‘You cannot use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, publish, sublicense, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any such communication.’
- ‘Under the agreement with NYU, Pharmacia & Upjohn has obtained an exclusive worldwide license to the technology with the right to sublicense and commercialize resulting products.’
- ‘It confirms Microsoft's ability to sublicense its patent license to its customers is limited.’
- ‘On the other hand, if you intend to sublicense your derivative works, consider what form of patent-retaliation clause your sublicensees can accept.’
- ‘The rights holder did not grant the American Academy of Family Physicians the right to sublicense this material to a third party.’
- ‘I can't afford to give away irrevocable, royalty-free licenses and sublicenses to anyone!’
- ‘Taiwan submitted an application to Roche on Oct.17 for a sublicense to produce its version of Tamiflu.’
- ‘She also worked with the USOC on finalizing the NBC / Olympic Trials rights agreement and with PAX on the NBC / PAX sublicense agreement, which allowed PAX to telecast the Olympic Trials in 2000.’
- ‘It's all well and good for a contract to say ‘we can sublicense your music and renew this contract automatically’ but if he receives no consideration for this, then it's just words.’’
Grant a sublicense to or for.
- ‘All Products are sublicensed to you and not sold, notwithstanding the use of the terms ‘sell,’ ‘purchase,’ ‘order,’ or ‘buy’ on the Service or in this Agreement.’’
- ‘Adopters aren't allowed to sublicense the technology - it's a ‘nontransferable, non-sublicenseable’ specification, which makes it a non-starter for free or open source developers.’
- ‘The company retains the right to practice its licensed antisense patent technologies and to sublicense it to collaborators.’
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