Duhaime's Law Dictionary

Licensor Definition:

The person who grants a license to another, the latter called the licensee.

Related Terms: Licensee, License

Sometimes spelled lisenser.

A person with exclusive legal rights over a thing or, acting as agent for the owner, gives, sells or otherwise surrenders to another a limited right to use that thing.

The person benefiting from the grant is called a licensee and the legal term used to describe the authority so given, a license.

The licensee receives very limited rights to the thing as set out in the license.

Generally, but subject to the terms of the license, a license is revocable on reasonable notice by the licensor to the licensee and usually does not give the licensee exclusive use of the thing.

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