A license giving rights of production or marketing of products or services to a person or company that is not the primary holder of such rights.
transitive verbsub·li·censed, sub·li·cens·ing, sub·li·cens·es
To grant a sublicense to or for.
- (law) a license granted by a licensee to a third party, under the authority of the license originally granted by a licensor to the licensee
- Joe received a license from McDonald's to develop twenty McDonald's restaurants in Dearborn, which included permission to grant a sublicense to the individual restaurant managers.
(third-person singular simple present sublicenses, present participle sublicensing, simple past and past participle sublicensed)
- (law) to grant a sublicense