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Change Number: DFARS Change 01/22/2024
Effective Date: 01/22/2024

252.227-7008 Computation of Royalties.

252.227-7008 Computation of Royalties.

As prescribed at 227.7009 - 4(c), insert the following clause in patent releases, license agreements, and assignments:


Subject to the conditions hereinafter stated, royalties shall accrue to the Contractor under this agreement on all articles or materials embodying, or manufactured by the use of, any or all inventions claimed under any unexpired United States patent licensed herein, upon acceptance thereof by the Department of __________, at the rate of ____ percent of the net selling price of such articles or materials (amount) per (name of item) * whether manufactured by the Government or procured under a fixed price contract, and at the rate of (amount) per (name of item) acquired or manufactured by a Contractor performing under a cost-reimbursement contract. With respect to such articles or materials made by the Department of __________, “net selling price,” as used in this paragraph, means the actual cost of direct labor and materials without allowance for overhead and supervision.

(End of clause)

*Use bracketed matter as appropriate.


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