What does the government get under FAR data rights?

Under FAR 52.227-14, the government will receive unlimited rights in technical data or software developed with mixed funding for a non-DOD agency, which permits the government to use, modify, and disclose technical data in any manner and for any purpose and to have or permit third parties to do so.

Can government sell unlimited rights data?

In practice, this means that the government can release unlimited rights data that a contractor has delivered in performance of a contract and allow a third party (e.g., a contractor’s competitor) to practice the technical data for any reason, including commercial gain.

What does Dfars mean?

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is administered by the Department of Defense (DoD).

How many DFAR clauses are there?

The FAR is divided into 53 parts, organized into 8 Subchapters designated A through H.

What are technical data rights?

“Data rights” refer to the Government’s nonexclusive license rights in two categories of valuable intellectual property, “technical data” and “computer software” delivered by contractors under civilian agency and DoD contracts.

What is technical data far?

Technical data, as defined by the FAR, is “recorded information (regardless of the form or method of the recording) of a scientific or technical nature (including computer databases and computer software documentation).” See FAR 52.227-14; DFARS 252.227-7013.

What are the four types of data rights licenses for technical data?

Types of Data Rights

  • Unlimited.
  • Limited.
  • Copyrighted.
  • Government Purpose Rights.
  • Specifically Negotiated License Rights.

What is Nmcars?

NMCARS. The Navy Marine Corps Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NMCARS), which implements and supplements the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, contains mandatory policies and procedures including delegations of authority and assignment of responsibilities.

What are the FAR parts?

(a) General. The FAR is divided into subchapters, parts (each of which covers a separate aspect of acquisition), subparts, sections, and subsections.

What are examples of technical data?

Examples of technical data include research and engineering data, engi- neering drawings and associated lists, speci- fications, standards, process sheets, manu- als, technical reports, catalog item identi- fication, and related information.