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Personal - License

The words of grant of a license, particularly an intellectual property license with from time to time describe that license as “personal.”  The term normally means that the license permits use only by the licensee, or if a business entity, its employees.  The term “personal” is usually bolstered by prohibitions on sub-licensing.

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