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Vertical Privity

vertical privity n

1 : privity between one who acquires property burdened with a restrictive covenant and those who executed the covenant [require vertical privity for a restrictive covenant to run with the land]
2 : privity between parties (as a manufacturer and retailer) who occupy adjoining levels in a system of product distribution

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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