Assignee



a person to whom some right or interest is transferred, either for his or her own enjoyment or in trust.
Historical Examples

The assignee of the entire interest may be represented by an attorney of his own selection.
Patent Laws of the Republic of Hawaii Hawaii

The firm publishing (p. 316)the book was in the hands of an assignee.
The Building of a Book Various

On the 16th of April, 1828, the partnership of Laurent and Balzac was dissolved, the former remaining as assignee.
Honoré de Balzac Albert Keim and Louis Lumet

I ‘ll make better terms for him than he ‘ll get by the assignee under the court.
The Bramleighs Of Bishop’s Folly Charles James Lever

Where is the justice of doing more for the assignee than he or his assignor expected could or would be done?
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16) Thomas Hart Benton

And no one, unless he has such an interest transferred to him, is an assignee.
Practical Pointers for Patentees Franklin Cresee

In other words, in case of an assignment, all defenses that were good against the assignor are good against the assignee.
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 3 Various

If a man is an assignee or licensee he has an interest in the copyright.
Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright United States Committee on Patents

It says here unless the assignee or licensee shall join in the application.
Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright United States Committee on Patents

But if he is the assignee or licensee then he is interested in it only during the life of the copyright.
Arguments before the Committee on Patents of the House of Representatives, conjointly with the Senate Committee on Patents, on H.R. 19853, to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright United States Committee on Patents

noun
(law) a person to whom some right, interest, or property is transferred
(Austral, history) a convict who had undergone assignment
n.

early 15c., “one who is appointed to act for another,” from Old French assigne, past participle of assignier (see assign).

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