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Related to License agreement: Software license agreement
A contract between the inventor or patent holder of a product and another party which grants that party the legal right to market, sell, or otherwise profit from that product. The license agreement may or may not give the other party exclusive right to sell the product, and it may be permanent or temporary. In return, the inventor or patent holder receives a royalty or some other compensation.