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Protecting Your IP Under Government Contracts, Part 1

by Jesse Erlich

It is evident that dealing with the government has many advantages; however, if certain rules and regulations are not followed, particularly those found in The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), this procedure can also be hazardous. For example, a contractor or subcontractor may believe it is entitled to certain rights, both with respect to inventions as well as data, and yet by not following the appropriate procedures those rights may be lost.

In the coming months I will present through a series of blog posts a brief overview of intellectual property rights with respect to government contracts. However, it should not be relied upon as the sole source of information when entering such government contracts. It is highly recommended that prior to entering any government contract, or any contract for that matter, a lawyer familiar with such contracts be consulted for review of the contract prior to execution of the contract by the parties.

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