Holly Svetz Government Contracting Article Published in WMACCA Newsletter
February 5, 2013
Svetz contributed an article on “The Re-emergence of the Purchase and Licensing of Technical Data Packages for Second Source Procurement or Sustainment.” Over the past four years the Obama administration has adopted policies and practices to move executive departments and agencies toward more competitive contracting. This article discusses the Department of Defense’s practice of buying technical data packages as one way to meet these goals while still addressing the contractors’ interests in developing intellectual property that will provide value in the marketplace.
Click here to read “The Re-emergence of the Purchase and Licensing of Technical Data Packages for Second Source Procurement or Sustainment.”
Holly Svetz has more than 15 years of experience as a government contracts attorney. As a former U.S. Air Force engineer, she has a particular interest in technology-related contracts, research and development grants and other agreements. She represents clients in bid protests and claims litigation at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, Government Accountability Office, Small Business Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals, and Virginia and District of Columbia state and federal courts.
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