sublicense

noun
sub·​li·​cense | \ˌsəb-ˈlī-sᵊn(t)s \
variants: or chiefly British sublicence
plural sublicenses

Definition of sublicense 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a subordinate license granted to another by one already having a license Universities often work to breed products especially suited to their state's agricultural needs. When they develop appropriate products, they'll seek plant variety protection (similar to a patent) through the federal government, then maintain the purity of that product by selling it to a company with a sublicense for the seed. In turn, they receive royalties …— Carla Joinson

sublicense

verb
variants: or British sublicence
sublicensed; sublicensing

Definition of sublicense (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to grant a sublicense for (something) The company plans to incorporate the system into a demonstration facility for recycling vehicles and will sublicense the … technology to automobile shredders worldwide.— John DeGaspari

First Known Use of sublicense

Verb

1814, in the meaning defined above

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sublicense

noun
sub·​li·​cense | \ˌsəb-ˈlīs-ᵊns\

Legal Definition of sublicense 

: a license granted by a licensee that grants some or all of the rights (as to a patent) acquired under the original license

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