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Change Number: Change 175 GSAR Case 2022-G519
Effective Date: 02/15/2024

Part 527 - Patents, Data, and Copyrights

Part 527 - Patents, Data, and Copyrights

Subpart 527.3 - Patent Rights under Government Contracts

527.306 Licensing background patent rights to third parties.

For a D&F for licensing to third parties, submit the D&F for the Administrator’s approval through the SPE (see FAR 27.306).

Subpart 527.4 - Rights in Data and Copyrights

527.409 Contract clauses.

GSA has a FAR deviation that allows use of the clauses in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section in lieu of the FAR clause at 52.227-17.

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, insert 552.227-70, Government Rights (Unlimited),in lieu of the FAR clause at 52.227-17, in solicitations and contracts for—

(1) Architect-engineer services.

(b)If the Government requires sole property rights and exclusive control over the design and data, insert the clause at 552.227-71, Drawings and Other Data to Become Property of Government, in lieu the clause at FAR 52.227-17 in solicitations and contracts for—

(1) Architect-engineer services.

(2) Construction contracts involving architect-engineer services.