Bare License Law and Legal Definition

Bare License in property law, refers to the authority given to a person to enter another's property for that person's benefit. An example is the authority of a sales person to enter another’s property. A bare license exists when such person enters one’s property with an express or implied permission of the owner or under circumstances that would provide a good defense against an action for trespass. Bare license also refers to a license to use copyrighted material that does not confer an exclusive right to use the material.