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(b) All data first produced or composed in the course of or under this contract shall be the sole property of the Government. Except with the prior written permission of the contracting officer, the contractor agrees not to assert any rights at common law or in equity or establish any claim to statutory copyright in such data. The contractor shall not publish or reproduce such data in whole or in part or in any manner or form, or authorize others so to do, without the written consent of the contracting officer until such time as the Government may have releaed such data to the public.
(c) The contractor hereby grants to or will obtain for the Government a royalty-free, nonexclusive and irrevocable license throughout the world (1) to publish, translate, reproduce, deliver, perform, use, and dispose of, in any manner, any and all data which are not first produced or composed in the performance of this contract but which are incorporated in the work furnished under this contract; and (2) to authorize others so to do.
(d) The contractor shall indemnify and save and hold harmless the Government, its officers, agents, and employees acting within the scope of their official duties against any liability, including costs and expenses, (1) for violation of proprietary rights, copyrights, or rights of privacy, arising out of the publication, translation, reproduction, delivery, performance, use, or disposition of any data furnished under this contract; or (2) based upon any libelous, defamatory, or other unlawful matter contained in such data.
(e) Nothing contained in this clause shall imply a license to the Government under any patent, or be construed as affecting the scope of any licenses or other rights otherwise granted to the Government under any patent.
(g) Rights in technical data clause (short form).
(1) The clause set forth in paragraph (2) below may be used in contracts for basic research including grants, special research support agreements with educational institutions, contracts with consultants, contracts for symposia or for the conduct of training and educational programs, and in other contracts of a similar nature. This clause shall not be used in any contract where proprietary information of the contractor may be utilized in the performance of work under the contract, and in such instances the Additional Technical Data . Requirements clause of $9-9.202-3(c) and the Rights in Technical Data (long form) clause of 59-9.202-3(e) (2) shall be used. The short form clause of this section shall not be used in situations involving long-term consultancy arrangements for work in ERDA programs covered by ERDA Manual Chapter 7604. In such instances the clauses in ERDAM 7604 shall be used.
(2) Rights in technical data clause - short form.
RIGHTS IN TECHNICAL DATA - SHORT FORM
The definitions of terms set forth in 41 CFR 9-9.201 apply to the extent these terms are used herein.
(i) unlimited rights in technical data first produced or specifically used in the performance of this contract;
(ii) the right of the contracting officer or his representatives to inspect at all reasonable times up to three years after final payment under this contract all technical data first produced or specifically used in the contract (for which inspection the contractor or its subcontractor shall afford proper facilities to ERDA); and
(iii) the right to have any technical data first produced or specifically used in the performance of this contract delivered to the Government as the contracting officer may from time to time direct during the progress of the work or in any event as the contracting officer shall direct upon completion or termination of this contract.
The right to use for its private purposes, subject to patent, security or other provisions of this contract, technical data it first produces in the performance of this contract provided the data requirements of this contract have been met as of the date of the private use of such data. The contractor agrees that to the extent it receives or is given access to proprietary data or other technical, business or financial data in the form of recorded information from ERDA or an ERDA contractor or subcontractor, the contractor shall treat such data in accordance with any restrictive legend contained thereon, unless use is specifically authorized by prior written approval of the contracting officer.
(c) Copyrighted material
(1) The contractor agrees to, and does hereby grant to the Government, and to its officers, agents, servants and employees acting within the scope of their duties:
(i) a royalty-free, nonexclusive, irrevocable license to reproduce, translate, publish, use, and dispose of and to authorize others so to do, all copyrightable material first produced or composed in the performance of this contract by the contractor, its employees or any individual or concern specifically employed or assigned to originate and prepare such material; and
(ii) a license as aforesaid under any and all copyrighted or copyrigh table works not first produced or composed by the contractor in the performance of this contract but which are incorporated in the material furnished under the contract, provided that such license shall be only to the extent the contractor now has, or prior to completion or final settlement of the contract may acquire, the right to grant such license without becoming liable to pay compensation to others solely because of such grant.
(2) The contractor agrees that it will not knowingly include any material copyrighted by others in any written or copyrightable material furnished or delivered under this contract without a license as provided for in subparagraph (1)(ii) hereof, or without the consent of the copyright owner, unless it obtains specific written approval of the contracting officer for the inclusion of such copyrighted material.
Procedures (Government-owned facilities).
It is essential that ERDA maintain continuity in its programs which are implemented by contracts for the operation of Government owned facilities. Contract data first produced or specifically used in the performance of such contracts must be considered as integral to and remaining with the facility or plant after termination of such contracts and thus available to ERDA and its future contractors for the continued use of the facilities or plant. However, it is recognized that these contracts by their nature cannot always be subject to one set of prescribed contract provisions which will always apply. Accordingly, the Rights in Technical Data - Facility clause set forth in paragraph (c)(2) below is to be used as a basic or minimal clause which may be modified or expanded with the concurrence of patent counsel to meet particular contract situations.
Unless otherwise directed by the contracting officer, the contractor shall follow the policy and procedures of $9-9.202-1, 2 and 3 above and shall employ the provisions of the Additional Technical Data Requirements clause of $9-9.202-3(c) and the Rights in Technical Data clause of $9-9.202-3(e)(2) where appropriate except in subcontracts for the design of special production plants or facilities or specially designed equipment for such facilities or plants in which instances contractors shall include the provisions of the Rights in Technical Data - Facility clause of $9-9.202-4(c)(2).
(c) Rights in technical data – facility.
(1) Whenever a contract has as a purpose the operation of a Government-owned research or production facility, the clause set forth in (2) below shall normally be included in the contract. Inasmuch as this clause secures to the Government ownership, access to, and, if requested, delivery of all technical data first produced in the performance of the contract and access to and delivery of technical data first produced in the performance of the contract and access to and delivery of technical data which are specifically used in the performance of the contract, there is no need to include the Additional Technical Data Requirements clause of $9-9.202-3(c).
(1) "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 demonstration, or engineering work or be usable or used to define a design or process or to procure, produce, support, maintain, or operate material. 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 software (including computer programs, computer software data bases and computer software documentation). Examples of technical data include research and engineering data, engineering drawings and associated lists, specifications, standards, process sheets, manuals, technical reports, catalog item identification and related information. Technical data as used herein does not include financial reports, cost analyses and other information incidental to contract administration.
(2) "Proprietary data" means technical data which embody trade secrets developed at private expense, such as design procedures or techniques, chemical composition of materials, or manufacturing methods, processes, or treatments, including minor modifications thereof, provided that such data:
(i) are not generally known or available from other sources without obligation concerning their confidentiality;
(ii) have not been made available by the owner to others without obligation concerning their confidentiality; and
(iii) are not already available to the Government without obligation concerning their confidentiality.
(3) "Unlimited rights" means rights to use, duplicate, or disclose technical data, in whole or in part, in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, and to permit others to do so.
(i) ownership in all technical data first produced in the performance of the contract,
(ii) the right to inspect technical data first produced or specifically used in the performance of the contract at all reasonable times (for which inspection the proper facilities shall be afforded ERDA by the contractor and its subcontractors),