Protecting Intellectual Property (IP): Strategies for Traditional Procurement Contracts and Other Transactions

August 26, 2020 3:15pm

Caroline Chien
Chief Legal Counsel,
LibertyWorks Legal Counsel and Contracts Executive,
Defense

Rolls-Royce (Indianapolis, IN)

Geoffrey A. Lawson
Counsel, Government Contracts & Contracts Officer
SpaceX (Hawthorne, CA)

Nathaniel Castellano
Associate, Government Contracts & National Security
Arnold and Porter (Washington, DC)

  • Strategies to protect IP when doing business with DoD
  • Finding sources of flexibility when negotiating IP rights under the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Using Other Transactions Authority (OTA) to negotiate more favorable IP rights