cross-license

transitive verb
cross-licensed; cross-licensing

Legal Definition of cross-license

: to license (a patent or invention) to another to use in return for a similar license cross–licensed its patents with a Japanese company

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“Cross-license.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/cross-license. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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