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compulsory licence

noun

Definitions of compulsory licence

  • a situation where an individual or a company can use another’s intellectual property without first getting the owner’s permission. Compulsory licences are especially common in relation to pharmaceutical patents.

    "India negotiated a compulsory licence, allowing local companies to produce generic copies of foreign drugs for domestic use."

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