GAO questions Pentagon's plans for intellectual property teams

By Tony Bertuca / December 3, 2021 at 3:30 PM
The Defense Department has outlined its strategy for a "federated" organization of intellectual property experts to bolster the acquisition of weapon systems and services, but the Government Accountability Office says it still has questions about the plan. Congress in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act mandated DOD establish a “cadre” of IP experts to support the department’s acquisition process, which often relies on contracts where companies own most or all the IP. GAO, in a recent report ,...

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