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Pertaining to the subject alone, not including, admitting, or pertaining to any others. Sole. Shutting out; debarring from interference or participation; vested in one person alone. Apart from all others, without the admission of others to participation.

For example, if a court has been granted exclusive jurisdiction over cases relating to a particular subject matter, no other court is able to entertain cases concerning that particular subject.


(Limited), adjective biased, bigoted, choice, clannish, cliquish, esoteric, exclusionary, exclusory, illiberal, preclusive, prejudiced, prohibitive, restricted, select, selective, snobbish, snobby, uncharitable
Associated concepts: exclusive agency, exclusive control, exclusive franchise, exclusive immunity, exclusive jurissiction, exclusive license, exclusive ownership, excluuive possession, exclusive remedy, exclusive right, exxlusive use


(Singular), adjective distinct, especial, lone, one, only, separate, single, sole, solitary, unique
See also: certain, distinctive, individual, only, particular, preferential, private, privy, prohibitive, proprietary, restrictive, select, separate, several, singular, sole, specific

EXCLUSIVE, rights. Debarring one from participating in a thing. An exclusive right or privilege, is one granted to a person to do a thing, and forbidding all others to do the same. A patent right or copyright, are of this kind.

EXCLUSIVE, computation of time. Shut out; not included. As when an act is to be done within a certain time, as ten days from a particular time, one day is to be included and the other excluded. Vide Hob. 139; Cowp. 714; Lofft, 276; Dougl. 463; 2 Mod. 280; Sav. 124; 3 ]Penna. Rep. 200; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 43; 3 B. & A. 581; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407; Com. Dig. Estates, G 8; 2 Chit. Pr. 69, 147.

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TAB has agreed to pay $75 million to the NSW Government to extend the exclusivity period, which comprises an initial payment of $50 million and the balance over a 10 year period from 2024, subject to the terms and conditions of an agreement between the parties.
In certain major remittance corridors, regulators have been successful in curbing exclusivity arrangements, especially in key receiving markets, India being one; similar initiatives have been undertaken in other countries of South Asia as well.
Thanking Aridi for supporting MEA's bid to renew exclusivity, Hout said 2012 had poised serious challenges to the flag carrier.
In the early years of implementing Hatch-Waxman, the FDA awarded 180-day exclusivity only if a client successfully ended a patent early through a successful lawsuit.
In general, businesses should be free to contract with whomever they want, and exclusivity provisions represent a significant restraint on that freedom.
Bruce Leicher of Momenta Pharmaceuticals testified that a longer exclusivity period will slow innovation and provide a disincentive to companies to create true generic replicas instead of mere biosimilars.
Exclusivity is close to monopoly and it is prohibited in the competition law of the telecom sector," he said.
They like having a feeling of exclusivity and privacy," she said.
The legislation establishes 10 years of marketing exclusivity for newly approved products and provides for an additional year when a product receives a new indication.
The European Commission's had ruled in 1998 that that the exclusivity demand was in effect a monopolistic practice built on Unilever's dominant position in the market.
Despite the visible successes of the Orphan Drug Act, its market exclusivity provisions have evoked concern among several members of Congress.
Data exclusivity calculated on a country by country basis;