DFARS Technical Data Rights Cases

DoD is hosting public meetings to obtain views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement statutory amendments and revisions to policies and procedures for the acquisition of technical data and computer software, and associated license rights.

Date and Location

A virtual public meeting will be held using Microsoft video conferencing software on November 19, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern time.


Registration to attend the next public meeting must be received no later than close of business on November 12, 2020.

To register an individual, send the following information via email to osd.dfars@mail.mil:

  • Full name.
  • Valid email address, which will be used for admittance to the meeting.
  • Valid telephone number, which will serve as a secondary connection method.
  • Company or organization name.
  • Whether the individual intends to make a presentation.
  • Meeting Entry

    Upon receipt of an email requesting registration, pre-registered individuals will receive instructions for connecting using the Microsoft video conferencing software not more than one week before the meeting is scheduled to commence.


    If you wish to make a presentation, please submit an electronic copy of your presentation via email to osd.dfars@mail.mil no later than November 12, 2020.

    Presentations will be limited to 5 minutes per company or organization. This limit may be subject to adjustment, depending on the number of entities requesting to present, in order to ensure adequate time for discussion. Each presentation should be in PowerPoint to facilitate projection during the public meeting and should include the presenter’s name, organization affiliation, telephone number, and email address on the cover page. Please submit presentations only and cite “Public Meeting, DFARS Technical Data Rights Cases” in all correspondence related to the public meeting.

    There will be no transcription at the meeting. The submitted presentations will be the only record of the public meeting. Presentations will be made available under the “Related Documents” section of this page.

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