1986, Thomas Smedinghoff, The Legal Guide to Developing, Protecting, and Marketing Software, page 166:
Thus, while the license will grant the user the right to use the software, a major concern is the scope of that use. For example, will the user be granted the right to copy, modify, or transfer the software?
2012, Chris Seepe, The Conspiracy to Assassinate Jesus Christ, page 5:
In some instances, the author took license to include events which never happened, or to purposely create events which may run in the face of popular conjecture if the author felt it would help the story along.
The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them, which is then licensed to related businesses in high-tax countries, is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies.
To acquire authorization to use, usually in exchange for compensation.
The filmmakers licensed several iconic 80's songs for the soundtrack.
2000, International Journal of Micrographics & Optical Technology:
As part of the strategic relationship, Microsoft has licensed the image segmentation, compression and viewing technology from ScanSoft.
2007, Steve Swayne, How Sondheim Found His Sound:
They changed their campaign, licensed the song and used it for over six years in all of their advertising.
No English adverbs have mandatory complements, and most don't even license optional ones.
2014, Hagit Borer, Parametric Syntax: Case Studies in Semitic and Romance Languages:
Kayne argues that the crucial fact which licenses preposition stranding in English but not in French is the fact that in English verbs and prepositions assign Case similarly, and hence they govern similarly.