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Bare [Bones] Patent License

A patent license that consists of only patent(s) with no associated technology, trade secrets, or other benefits. A bare license in the trademark context is a synonym for a naked license.  The terms “technology license” or “wet license” are sometimes used to refer to a license of both patents and know-how, trade-secrets and/or show-how.

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