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(a) A recipient owns all products, technologies, and software developed or improved using LSC funds, subject to any agreement the recipient may have with a third-party vendor. LSC retains a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, distribute, publish, and prepare derivative works of any LSC–funded products, technologies, and software, including making them available to other LSC grantees or the broader access to justice community and partners.
(b) A recipient must have a written contract with vendors who develop or improve LSC–funded products, technologies, and software. The contract must include a provision disclosing LSC's royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license and prohibiting third-party vendors from denying its existence, challenging its legality, or interfering with LSC's full exercise of it.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 45. Public Welfare § 45.1631.11 Intellectual property - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-45-public-welfare/cfr-sect-45-1631-11/
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