For many government contacts, the allocation of intellectual property rights is the most critical issue both parties will face.  In this one day program, an experienced government procurement attorney will drill down deeply into government contract intellectual property issues.


  • The different types of intellectual property, including differences between commercial and government contract IP
  • Technical data rights: how they are allocated between the government and contractors, and how contractors can maximize value
  • Computer software and documentation: allocation by license and by the FAR/DFAR clauses
  • Commercial computer software: EULA and standard commercial licenses
  • Patent rights, including Bayh-Dole provisions
  • Trade secrets: protection and risk
  • Research vehicles: SBIRs/CRADAs/”Other transactions,” and beyond
  • Compliance issues in government contract IP: avoiding the False Claims Act and debarment
  • IP and the prime/sub relationship
  • IP disputes in government contracts
  • “Soft IP:” NDAs and other confidentiality provisions
  • Case studies involving rights allocations

Who Should Attend:

  • Contract and Subcontract Administrators
  • In-House or Corporate Counsel
  • CEOs, COOs, and VPs of small contractors
  • Capture Team and Business Development Personnel
  • Operational Mid- and Senior-Level Personnel

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast (breakfast and registration open at 8:00am)
  • Light refreshments
  • Course materials


Book now!

Price: $695
Client Price: $625
Course Number: FC84


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