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Part Number: 1327

Commerce Acquisition Regulations

1327.404-4 Contractor's release, publication, and use of data.

(a) Insert clause 1352.227-70, Rights in Data, Assignment of Copyright, in all solicitations and contracts if FAR Clause 52.227-17 has been used in the solicitation or contract and the contracting officer wants the contractor to assign copyright to the Government.

(b) In appropriate cases, the contracting officer may place limitations or restrictions on the contractor's exercise of its rights in data first produced in the performance of the contract, including a requirement to assign copyright to the Government or another party.