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know-how

n. the knowledge of how to do something. I don’t have the know-how to do this job.
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Description of industry trends and competitive pressures that may affect the useful life of the know-how.
This partnership has proved very effective in other communication systems, where the combination of system know-how from Alcatel and system-on-chip know-how from ST has resulted in a range of competitive chipset solutions.
The provision of information with respect to a computer program will not be treated as the provision of know-how unless the information relates to computer programming techniques, is not capable of being copyrighted and is subject to trade secret protection.
For Leonardo, arte was a skill, a know-how applied both to his scientific experiments and to painting.
Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), through its Voridian Division, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Jupp Associates Limited, Yarm, England, to sublicense Voridian developed process and mechanical know-how to operators of high-pressure polyethylene autoclave reactors.
In connection with the proposed agreement, ST will acquire the product portfolio, intellectual property and patents, license know-how related to disk controllers, interfaces, and read-channel technology, and purchase certain fixed assets.