NAICS Code Description

533110 - Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 533110 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Party City CorporationTivo Corporation
ABRA Auto Body & Glass LPEl Pollo Loco Holdings Inc
Sunglass Hut Trading LLCQualcomm International Inc
New Horizons Worldwide LLCRpx Corporation
Sonic Industries Services IncSizzler USA Restaurants Inc

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in assigning rights to assets, such as patents, trademarks, brand names, and/or franchise agreements, for which a royalty payment or licensing fee is paid to the asset holder.


  • Establishments primarily engaged in producing, reproducing, and/or distributing copyrighted works are classified in Sector 51, Information;
  • Independent artists, writers, and performers primarily engaged in creating copyrighted works are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in leasing real property are classified in Subsector 531, Real Estate;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in leasing tangible assets, such as automobiles, computers, consumer goods, and industrial machinery and equipment, are classified in Subsector 532, Rental and Leasing Services; and
  • Establishments that allow franchisees the use of the franchise name, contingent on the franchisee buying products or services from the franchisor, are classified elsewhere.
Index Entries for 533110
533110533110533110Brand name licensing
533110533110533110Franchise agreements, leasing, selling or licensing, without providing other services
533110533110533110Industrial design licensing
533110533110533110Oil royalty companies
533110533110533110Oil royalty leasing
533110533110533110Oil royalty traders (except for own account)
533110533110533110Patent buying and licensing
533110533110533110Patent leasing
533110533110533110Performance rights, licensing of
533110533110533110Trademark licensing