Generally, a license is permission to do something that would otherwise be illegal. In regards to
computer software, a license grants a limited right to a customer allowing use of software according
to specified terms of use. In regards to a license over land or property, a license gives the legal
authority to the licensee to use the licensor’s asset without which the use would be unlawful (such
as, were the property real property, trespass). People using a license to occupy or use real property
are referred to as occupants or guests and not tenants, as they do not share the same exclusive
rights to the real property as tenants.