Pentagon eyes 'middle road' solution in struggle with industry over software rights 

By Justin Doubleday / January 29, 2019 at 3:32 PM
The Pentagon wants to negotiate a solution for software rights allowing contractors to maintain their intellectual property and profit incentives, while also allowing for more open sharing of software capabilities and development across weapon systems, according to a Defense Department advisor. Jeff Boleng, DOD’s special assistant for software acquisition, said the Pentagon is talking with the defense industry about IP rights for software. “I think it's an ongoing conversation with industry to come up with better contract language and data...

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