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() Limitation on Charges for Data and Computer Software. The Contractor recognizes that the Government or a foreign government with funds derived through the Military Assistance Program or otherwise through the United States Government may contract for property or services with respect to which the vendor may be liable to the Contractor for charges for the use of technical data or computer software on account of such a contract. The Contractor further recognizes that it is the policy of the Government not to pay in connection with its contracts, or to allow to be paid in connection with contracts made with funds derived through the Military Assistance Program or otherwise through the United States Government, charges for data or computer software which the Government has a right to use and disclose to others, which is in the public domain, or which the Government has been given without restrictions upon its use and disclosure to others. This policy does not apply to reasonable reproduction, handling, mailing, and similar administrative costs incident to the furnishing of such data or computer software. In recognition of this policy, the Contractor agrees to participate in and make appropriate arrangements for the exclusion of such charges from such contracts, or for the refund of amounts received by the Contractor with respect to any such charges not so excluded. (8) Acquisition of Data and Computer Software from Subcontractors.

(1) Whenever any technical data or computer software is to be obtained from a subcontractor under this contract, the Contractor shall use this same clause in the subcontract, without alteration, and no other clause shall be used to enlarge or diminish the Government's or the Contractor's rights in that subcontractor data or computer software which is required for the Government.

(2) Technical data required to be delivered by a subcontractor shall normally be delivered to the next-higher tier Contractor. However, when there is a requirement in the prime contract for data which may be submitted with limited rights pursuant to (b)(2) above, a subcontractor may fulfill such requirement by submitting such data directly to the Government rather than through the prime Contractor.

(3) The Contractor and higher-tier subcontractors will not use their power to award subcontracts as economic leverage to acquire rights in technical data or computer software from their subcontractors for themselves.

(End of clause)

(b) Notice of Certain Limited Rights. The paragraph (h) set forth below may be added to the clause in (a) above in any contract in which the contracting of. ficer desires notification of limited rights data (see 9-202.2(g)).

(h) (1) Unless the Schedule provides otherwise, and subject to (2) below, the Contractor will promptly notify the Contracting Officer in writing of the intended use by the Contractor or a subcontractor in performance of this contract of any item, component or process for which technical data would fall within paragraph (b)(2) above. (2) Such notification is not required with respect to: (i) standard commercial items which are manufactured by more than one source of

supply; or (ii) items, components or processes for which such notice was given pursuant to

predetermination of rights in technical data in connection with this contract. (3) Contracting Officer approval is not necessary under this clause for the Contractor to use the item, component or process in the performance of the contract. (1972 APR)

(c) Technical Data Clause-Specific Acquisition. In accordance with 9-203(c), insert the following clause.

RIGHTS IN TECHNICAL DATA-SPECIFIC ACQUISITION (1974 NOV)

(a) Definition. Technical Data means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic, of a scientific or technical nature. It may, for example, document research, experimental, developmental or engineering work; or be usable or used to define a design or process or to procure, produce, support, maintain, or operate materiel. The data may be graphic or pictorial delineations in media such as drawings or photographs; text in specifications or related performance or design type documents, or computer printouts. Examples of technical data include research and engineering data, engineering drawings and associated lists, specifications, standards, process sheets, manuals, technical reports, catalog item identifications, and related infor. mation, and documentation related to computer software. Technical data does not include computer software or financial, administrative, cost and pricing, and management data, or other information incidental to contract administration.

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(6) Government Rights. The Government may duplicate, use and disclose in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, and have others so do, all or any part of the technical data delivered by the Contractor to the Government under this contract. (c) Copyright

(1) In addition to the rights granted under the provisions of (b) above, the Contractor hereby grants to the Government a nonexclusive, paid-up license throughout the world, of the scope set forth below, under any copyright owned by the Contractor, in any work of authorship prepared for or acquired by the Government under this contract, to reproduce the work in copies or phonorecords, to distribute copies of phonorecords to the public, to perform or display the work publicly, and to prepare derivative works thereof, and to have others do so for Government purposes.

With respect to technical data and computer software in which the Government has unlimited rights, the license shall be of the same scope as the rights defined in (a) (7). with respect to technical data in which the Government has limited rights, the scope of the license is limited to the rights defined in (a) (8). With respect to computer software which the parties have agreed, in accordance with (b) (3), will be furnished with restricted rights, the scope of the license is limited to such rights.

(2) Unless written approval of the Contracting Officer is obtained, the contractor shall not include in technical data or computer software prepared for or acquired by the Government under this contract any works of authorship in which copyright is not owned by the Contractor without acquiring for the Government any rights necessary to perfect a copyright license of the scope specified in (c) (1).

(3) As between the Contractor and the Government, the Contractor shall be considered the "person for whom the work was prepared" for the purpose of determining authorship under Section 201 (b) of Title 17, United States Code.

(4) Technical data delivered under this contract which carries a copyright notice shall also include the following statement which shall be placed thereon by the Contractor, or should the contractor fail, by the Government:

This material may be reproduced by or
for the U.S. Government pursuant to the
copyright license under DAR clause

7-104.9(a) (date). (d) Relation to Palenis. Nothing contained in this clause shall imply a license to the Goverment under any patent, or be construed as affecting the scope of any license or other right otherwise granted to the Government under any patent.

(e) Limitation on Charges for Dala. The Contractor recognizes that the Government, or a foreign government with funds derived through the Military Assistance Program or otherwise through the United States Government, may contract for property or services with respect to which the vendor may be liable to the Contractor for charges for the use of technical data on ac

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count of such a contract. The Contractor further recognizes that it is the policy of the Government not to pay in connection with its contracts, or to allow to be paid in connection with contracts made with funds derived through the Military Assistance Program or otherwise through the United States Government, charges for data which the Government has a right to use and disclose to others, which is in the public domain, which the Government has been given without restrictions upon its use and disclosure to others. This policy does not apply to reasonable reproduction, handling, mailing, and similar administrative costs incident to the furnishing of such data. In recognition of this policy, the Contractor agrees to participate in and make appropriate arrangements for the exclusion of such charges from such contracts, or for the refund of amounts received by the Contractor with respect to any such charges not so excluded.

(End of clause)

(d) Deferred Delivery of Technical Data or Computer Software. In accordance with 9-502(b), insert the following clause.

DEFERRED DELIVERY OF TECHNICAL DATA OR COMPUTER SOFTWARE (1974 NOV) The Government shall have the right to require, at any time during the performance of this contract, within two (2) years after either acceptance of all items (other than data or computer software) to be delivered under this contract or termination of this contract, whichever is later, the delivery of any technical data or computer software item identified in this contract as “deferred delivery" data or computer software. The obligation to furnish such technical data required to be prepared by a subcontractor and pertaining to an item obtained from him shall expire two (2) years after the date contractor accepts the last delivery of that item from that subcontractor for use in performing this contract.

(End of clause)

(e) Production of Special Works. In accordance with 9-204.2, insert the following clause:

RIGHTS IN DATA-SPECIAL WORKS ( 1979 MAR)

(a) The term "works" as used herein includes literary, musical, and dramatic works; pantomimes and choreographic works; pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works; motion pictures and other audiovisual works; sound recordings; and works of similar nature. The term does not include financial reports, cost analyses, and other information incidential to contract administration.

(b) All works first produced in the performance of this contract shall be the sole property of the Government, which shall be considered the "person for whom the work was prepared" for the purpose of authorship in any copyrightable work under Section 201(b) of Title 17, United States Code, and the Government shall own all of the rights comprised in the copyright. The Contractor agrees not to assert or authorize others to assert any rights, or establish any claim to copyright, in such works. The Contractor, unless directed to the contrary by the Contracting Officer, shall place on any such works delivered under this contract the following notice:

с

(Year date of livery) United States Govern-
ment as represented by the Secretary of
(department). All rights reserved.

In the case of a phonorecord, the c will be replaced
by P.

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(c) Except as otherwise provided in this contract, the
Contractor hereby grants to the Government a nonexclusive,
paid-up license throughout the world (i) to reproduce in
copies or phonorecords, to prepare derivative works, to
distribute copies or phonorecords, and to perform or
display publicly any portion of a work which is not
first produced in the performance of this contract but
in which copyright is owned by the contractor and which
is incorporated in the work furnished under this contract,
and (ii) to authorize others to do so for Government
purposes.

(a) Unless written approval of the Contracting Officer
is obtained, the Contractor shall not include in any
works prepared for or delivered to the Government under
this contract any works of authorship in which copyright
is not owned by the Contractor or the Government without
acquiring for the Government any rights necessary to
perfect a license of the scope set forth in (c) above.

(e) The Contractor shall indemnify and save and hold harmless the Government, and its officers, agents and employees acting for the Government, against any liability, including costs and expenses, (i) for violation of proprietary rights, copyrights, or rights of privacy or publicity, arising out of the creation, delivery, or use of any works furnished under this contract, or (ii) based upon any libelous or other unlawful matter contained in such works.

(f) Nothing contained in this clause shall imply a license to the Government under any patent, or be construed as affecting the scope of any license of other right otherwise granted to the Government under any patent.

(g) Paragraphs (c) and (d) above are not applicable to material furnished to the Contractor by the Government and incorporated in the work furnished under the contract; provided, such incorporated material is identified by the Contractor at the time of delivery of such work.

(End of clause)

(f) Purchase of Existing Motion Pictures or Television Recordings. accordance with 9-205.2, insert the following clause:

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RIGHTS IN DATA-EXISTING WORKS (1979 MAR)

(a) The term "works as used herein includes literary, musical, and dramatic works; pantomines and choreographic works; pictorial, graphic and sculptural works; motion pictures and other audiovisual works; sound recordings; and works of a similar nature. The term does not include financial reports, cost analyses, and other information incidental to contract administration.

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CONTRACT CLAUSES AND SOLICITATION PROVISIONS

(b) Except as otherwise provided in this contract, the Contractor hereby grants to the Government a nonexclusive, paid-up license throughout the world (i) to distribute, perform publicly, and display publicly the works called for under this contract and (ii) to authorize others to do so for Government purposes.

(c) The Contractor shall indemnify and save and hold harmless the Government, and its officers, agents, and employees acting for the Government, against any liability, including costs and expenses, (i) for violation of proprietary rights, copyrights, or rights of privacy or publicity arising out of the creation, delivery, or use, of any works furnished under this contract, or (ii) based upon any libelous or other unlawful matter contained in same works.

(End of clause)

(g) Contracts To Be Performed Outside the United States. In accordance with 9-206, insert the following clause.

RIGHTS IN TECHNICAL DATA AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE (FOREIGN) (1975 JUN)

The United States Government may duplicate, use, and disclose in any manner for any purposes whatsoever, including delivery to other governments for the furtherance of mutual defense of the United States Government and other governments, all technical data including reports, drawings and blueprints, and all computer software, specified to be delivered by the Contractor to the United States Government under this contract.

(End of clause)

(h) Technical Data-Withholding of Payment. In accordance with 9–504, insert the following clause:

TECHNICAL DATA-WITHHOLDING OF PAYMENT (1976 JUL)

(a) If "Technical Data" (as defined in the clause of this contract entitled "Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software"), or any part thereof, specified to be delivered under this contract, is not delivered within the time specified by this contract or is deficient upon delivery (including having restrictive markings not specifically authorized by this contract), the Contracting Officer may until such data is accepted by the Government, withhold payment to the Contractor of ten percent (10%) of the total contract price or amount unless a lesser withholding is specified in the contract. Payments shall not be withheld nor any other action taken pursuant to this paragraph when the Contractor's failure to make timely delivery or to deliver such data without deficiencies arises out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the Contractor.

(b) After payments total ninety percent (90%) of the total contract price or amount and if all technical data specified to be delivered under this contract has not been accepted, the Contracting Officer may, withhold from further payment such sum as he considers appropriate, not exceeding ten percent (10%) of the total contract price or amount unless a lesser withholding limit is specified in the contract.

(c) The withholding of any amount or subsequent payment to the Contractor shall not be construed as a waiver of any rights accruing to the Government under this contract.

(End of clause)

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