noncompetitor

noncompetitor

(ˌnɒnkəmˈpɛtɪtə)
n
a person or group that is not a competitor
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(230) Keeping new strains or related information secret could have the unfortunate off-target effect of creating deadweight loss in non-health industries by hiding from potential noncompetitor inventors the key building blocks for innovation in their fields.
Moreover, the tendency to degrade other countries was stronger when the challenge came from competitor countries compared with noncompetitor countries.
(The next three Olympics are in Asia, actually.) Plus, as a noncompetitor, he'll be able to appear in any advertising he likes during the games--not just that from official sponsors, as stipulated by the IOC's Rule 40.
These workshops engaged a range of techniques, including biomimicry explorations, interactions with noncompetitor companies, and a second round of lead-user workshops.
Mounted taxidermic models of conspecific and heterospecific nest-site competitors (black and red Gouldian finch morph and long-tailed finch models), as well as a control noncompetitor (black-chinned honeyeater [Melithreptus gularis]), were presented to Gouldian and long-tailed finches.
involved a noncompetitor plaintiff--a party in a different position on the distribution and retail chain than the defendant--and arguably should have been decided against the plaintiff on that ground, at least if identifiable direct competitors were in a position to sue.
Industry executives estimated the No.1 pure silicon foundry to funnel over US$10 billion into the project, which is estimated to move TSMC further ahead of Samsung and GlobalFoundires in foundry competition to stay almost as advanced as noncompetitor Intel.
Rigney & Co., (27) one of the earliest cases to enforce trademark rights against a noncompetitor, the court allowed the owner of the AUNT JEMIMA mark for syrup to assert its rights against a later user of AUNT JEMIMA for flour.
Padraig Kelly and I - fishing in the officers' match - got to Castle Bay at 3pm only to find a noncompetitor had caught several fish there an hour earlier.
GAO 2006) conducted a survey of 401 general hospitals and failed to find a difference between SSH competitor and noncompetitor hospitals in service provision changes over a broad range of clinical services (U.S.
The assumption that a noncompetitor, and not the potential entrant, directly challenges the validity of the patent is consistent with the findings of Bessen and Meurer (2005), who show that about a quarter of patent lawsuits occur between firms that are technologically distant and do not compete in the same markets.
San Francisco's "Youth Poet Laureate" Emiliano Bourgois-Chacon is only noncompetitor showcased, and also the sole figure whose poems (some addressing his struggle with cerebral palsy) lean more toward Dylan Thomas than Ice-T.