What is the policy related to intellectual property?

Created: September 14, 2020

The Government wants to ensure it is receiving the appropriate level of data and software rights with deliverables necessary to conduct follow-on activities, as well as sustain the delivered prototype. The goal should be some version of the standard Government Purpose Rights language, “Limited Rights” still provides the Government with adequate coverage in most cases, while allowing contractors longer-term commercialization opportunities. A full explanation of the different data rights terms can be found at: https://disa.mil/about/legal-and-regulatory/datarights-ip/datarights.