PART 5327 - 
Patents, Data, and Copyrights 

2019 Edition

Revised: 2 May 2022

Table of Contents

PART 5327 -  Patents, Data, and Copyrights 1

SUBPART 5327.2 – PATENTS AND COPYRIGHTS 1

5327.201-2 Contract Clauses 1

SUBPART 5327.3 – PATENT RIGHTS UNDER GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS 1

5327.303 Contract Clauses 1

5327.90 – FOREIGN DISCLOSURE 2

5327.9000 Foreign Disclosure Policy 2

SUBPART 5327.2 – PATENTS AND COPYRIGHTS

5327.201-2 Contract Clauses

(e) The DAS(C) is authorized to exempt U.S. patents from the patent indemnity clause.

SUBPART 5327.3 – PATENT RIGHTS UNDER GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

5327.303 Contract Clauses

(b)(1) When using FAR clause 52.227-11, insert instructions substantially the same as the following in the fill-in of section (j):

(1) “Interim or final Invention Reports shall be sent to both the Administrative Contracting Officer, (insert “at the address located on the face of the contract” or name and address for the ACO) and to (insert contact information, name/or position title, email, and phone number for person(s) at the procuring contract office who will perform patent administration for this contract) within the timeframes specified in the Patent Rights clause of this contract.

(2) The DD Form 882Report of Inventions and Subcontracts, may be used to submit these reports. The DD Form 882 may be also be used for the notification of an award of any subcontract(s) for experimental, developmental or research work which contain a Patent Rights clause.

(3) All other notifications required pursuant to this clause shall be sent to the addresses in paragraph 1 and to (insert contact information for person(s) at the procuring contract office who will handle patent administration, e.g., name and/or position, email, phone numbers)

5327.90 – FOREIGN DISCLOSURE 

5327.9000 Foreign Disclosure Policy

For Foreign Disclosure issues, Government personnel should refer to National Disclosure Policy (NDP-1), AFI 16-201, and AFPD 16-2, Disclosure of Military Information to Foreign Governments and International Organizations and follow all procedures including foreign disclosure reviews.