Knowing the right terminology when negotiating a licening deal can mean the difference between success and failure. We have put together the definitive list of over 100 licensing terms that every inventor or entrepreneur should know.

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  • Advance
  • Brand Acquisition Licensing
  • Co-ownership or Joint Inventor Agreements
  • Common Marketing Fund
  • Evergreen Property
  • Grant of Rights
  • Licensable Assets
  • Marketing Requirements
  • Option Agreement
  • Property Grant
  • Royalties
  • Signing Bonus
  • Trade secret
  • Warranties and Indemnity
  • And more!


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