FAR 52.227-15 Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software. Basic (Dec 2007) (Current)

As prescribed in 27.409(c),, in accordance with 27.404-2(c)(2) and 27.404-2(d)(5), if the contracting officer desires to have an offeror state in response to a solicitation whether limited rights data or restricted computer software are likely to be used in meeting the data delivery requirements set forth in the solicitation, insert the provision at 52.227-15, Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software, in any solicitation containing the clause at 52.227-14, Rights in Data—General. The contractor’s response may provide an aid in determining whether the clause should be used with Alternate II and/or Alternate III.

Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software (Dec 2007)

(a) This solicitation sets forth the Government’s known delivery requirements for data (as defined in the clause at 52.227-14, Rights in Data—General). Any resulting contract may also provide the Government the option to order additional data under the Additional Data Requirements clause at 52.227-16, if included in the contract. Any data delivered under the resulting contract will be subject to the Rights in Data—General clause at 52.227-14 included in this contract. Under the latter clause, a Contractor may withhold from delivery data that qualify as limited rights data or restricted computer software, and deliver form, fit, and function data instead. The latter clause also may be used with its Alternates II and/or III to obtain delivery of limited rights data or restricted computer software, marked with limited rights or restricted rights notices, as appropriate. In addition, use of Alternate V with this latter clause provides the Government the right to inspect such data at the Contractor’s facility.

(b) By completing the remainder of this paragraph, the offeror represents that it has reviewed the requirements for the delivery of technical data or computer software and states [offeror check appropriate block]—

    [ ] (1) None of the data proposed for fulfilling the data delivery requirements qualifies as limited rights data or restricted computer software; or

    [ ] (2) Data proposed for fulfilling the data delivery requirements qualify as limited rights data or restricted computer software and are identified as follows: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

(c) Any identification of limited rights data or restricted computer software in the offeror’s response is not determinative of the status of the data should a contract be awarded to the offeror.

(End of provision)


Contracts ✖ (SAM.gov clause) ✔ 
⚠ =52.227-14 Basic
⚠ =52.227-14 Alt I
⚠ =52.227-14 Alt II
⚠ =52.227-14 Alt III
⚠ =52.227-14 Alt IV
⚠ =52.227-14 Alt V

52.227-1 Authorization and Consent.

52.227-10 Filing of Patent Applications-Classified Subject Matter.

52.227-11 Patent Rights-Ownership by the Contractor.

52.227-13 Patent Rights-Ownership by the Government.

52.227-14 Rights in Data-General.

52.227-16 Additional Data Requirements.

52.227-17 Rights in Data-Special Works.

52.227-19 Commercial Computer Software License.

52.227-2 Notice and Assistance Regarding Patent and Copyright Infringement.

52.227-20 Rights in Data-SBIR Program.

52.227-21 Technical Data Declaration, Revision, and Withholding of Payment-Major Systems.

52.227-22 Major System-Minimum Rights.

52.227-23 Rights to Proposal Data (Technical).

52.227-3 Patent Indemnity.

52.227-4 Patent Indemnity-Construction Contracts.

52.227-6 Royalty Information.

52.227-7 Patents-Notice of Government Licensee.

52.227-9 Refund of Royalties.

252.217-7026 Identification of Sources of Supply.

252.227-7000 Non-Estoppel.

252.227-7001 Release of Past Infringement.

252.227-7002 Readjustment of Payments.

252.227-7003 Termination.

252.227-7004 License Grant.

252.227-7005 License Term.

252.227-7006 License Grant---Running Royalty.

252.227-7007 License Term--Running Royalty.

252.227-7008 Computation of Royalties.

252.227-7009 Reporting and Payment of Royalties.

252.227-7010 License to Other Government Agencies.

252.227-7011 Assignments.

252.227-7013 Rights in Technical Data—Other Than Commercial Products and Commercial Services.

252.227-7014 Rights in Other Than Commercial Computer Software and Other Than Commercial Computer Software Documentation.

252.227-7015 Technical Data–Commercial Products and Commercial Services.

252.227-7016 Rights in Bid or Proposal Information.

252.227-7017 Identification and Assertion of Use, Release, or Disclosure Restrictions.

252.227-7018 Rights in Other Than Commercial Technical Data and Computer Software—Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

252.227-7019 Validation of Asserted Restrictions--Computer Software.

252.227-7020 Rights in Special Works.

252.227-7021 Rights in Data--Existing Works.

252.227-7022 Government Rights (Unlimited).

252.227-7023 Drawings and Other Data to Become Property of Government.

252.227-7024 Notice and Approval of Restricted Designs.

252.227-7025 Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Government-Furnished Information Marked with Restrictive Legends.

252.227-7026 Deferred Delivery of Technical Data or Computer Software.

252.227-7027 Deferred Ordering of Technical Data or Computer Software.

252.227-7028 Technical Data or Computer Software Previously Delivered to the Government.

252.227-7032 Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software (Foreign).

252.227-7037 Validation of Restrictive Markings on Technical Data.

252.227-7038 Patent Rights-Ownership by the Contractor (Large Business).

252.227-7039 Patents--Reporting of Subject Inventions.

252.246-7001 Warranty of Data.

1852.227-11 Patent Rights--Retention by the Contractor (Short Form).

1852.227-14 Rights in Data--General.

1852.227-19 Commercial Computer Software--Restricted Rights.

1852.227-70 New Technology-Other than a Small Business Firm or Nonprofit Organization.

1852.227-71 Requests for Waiver of Rights to Inventions.

1852.227-72 Designation of New Technology Representative and Patent Representative.

1852.227-84 Patent Rights Clauses.

1852.227-85 Invention Reporting and Rights--Foreign.

1852.227-86 Commercial Computer Software--Licensing.

1852.227-88 Government-furnished computer software and related technical data.



5252.227-9501 Invention Disclosures and Reports (NAVAIR) (May 1998)

5252.227-9511 Disclosure, Use and Protection of Proprietary Information (NAVAIR) (Feb 2009)

5252.227-9216 Pre-award Identification and Assertion of Restrictions on Technical Data Pertaining to a Commercial Item and Commercial Computer Software


552.227-70 Government Rights (Unlimited).

552.227-71 Drawings and Other Data to Become Property of Government.

1452.227-70 Appeals of Use or Exceptions.

752.227-14 Rights in Data-general.

752.227-70 Patent reporting procedures.

952.227-84 Notice of right to request patent waiver.

970.5204-3 Access to and ownership of records.

970.5227-1 Rights in Data-Facilities

970.5227-2 Rights in Data-Technology Transfer.

1352.201-71 Ratification release.

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