(a) Reports shall be made to Component legal counsel. Contracting Officers shall coordinate actions with the COCO and HCA.
(f) Contracting officers shall ensure compliance.
Interim and final invention reports and notification of all subcontracts for experimental, developmental, or research work (FAR) 48 CFR 27.304-1(e)(2)(ii) may be submitted on DD Form 882, Report of Inventions and Subcontracts.
(a) Contracting officers are authorized to take the specified actions.
(b) Appeals shall be made to the CPO.
The contracting officer shall ensure that solicitations and contracts which include a patent rights clause include a means for the contractor to report inventions made in the course of contract performance and at contract completion. This requirement may be fulfilled by requiring the contractor to submit a DD Form 882, Report of Inventions and Subcontract.
(b) The CPO shall make the required determinations and notifications under this subpart.
(f)(1)(iii) The DHS will use Alternate IV of the (FAR) 48 CFR clause 52.227-14 in all contracts containing the basic clause, unless the HCA approves an exclusion. Approval at a level above the contracting officer is required for the contract to exclude items or categories of data from Alternative IV.
Alternate IV of the (FAR) 48 CFR clause 52.227-14 shall be included in solicitations and contracts containing the basic clause unless the HCA approves an exclusion. Additional non-conflicting alternates may be used.