invitee (in-vI-tee). A person who has an express or implied invitation to enter or use another’s premises, such as a business visitor or a member of the public to whom the premises are held open. • The occupier has a duty to inspect the premises and to warn the invitee of dangerous conditions.
— Also termed licensee with an interest. Cf. LICENSEE(2); TRESPASSER; BUSINESS VISITOR(1). [Cases: Negligence 1037(2). C.J.S. Negligence § 565.]
public invitee. An invitee who is invited to enter and remain on property for a purpose for which the property is held open to the public. [Cases: Negligence 1037(5).]