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Title 32Subtitle AChapter VISubchapter D → Part 744


Title 32: National Defense


PART 744—POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE PROTECTION OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS IN TECHNICAL INFORMATION PROPOSED FOR RELEASE TO FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS


Contents
§744.1   Purpose.
§744.6   Authorization for release without consent of the owner.

Authority: Sec. 301, 80 Stat. 379, secs. 5031, 6011, 70A Stat. 278, 375 as amended; 5 U.S.C. 301, 10 U.S.C. 5031, 6011. Interpret or apply the Mutual Security Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 832) as amended, 22 U.S.C. 1750 et seq., and Act of Sept. 4, 1961 (Pub. L. 87-195, 75 Stat. 424), 22 U.S.C. 2151-2406 (2351, 2356).

§744.1   Purpose.

This part implements part 264 of this title and the Technical Property Interchange Agreements between the United States and foreign governments which agreements are designed to facilitate the interchange of patent rights and technical information for defense purposes.

[26 FR 12217, Dec. 21, 1961]

§744.6   Authorization for release without consent of the owner.

(a) Military equipment including the information essential for its operation, maintenance and repair and technical information, known or claimed to be proprietary, which is being considered for release in accordance with §264.4(d)(3), may be released when the Chief of Naval Operations or his designee or a bureau chief or deputy bureau chief determines under the authority of the Act that such action clearly warrants the assumption of financial liability that may be incurred and there is no acceptable substitute equipment or information for which consent to release is obtainable or which is not proprietary.

(b) Where any technical information is released in accordance with this section, such release shall be subject to the conditions of release set forth in §264.4(f).

(c) Military equipment, including the information essential for its operation, maintenance, and repair, known or claimed to be privately owned and for which consent for release cannot be obtained may be furnished to foreign governments in accord with §264.4(d)(3) without further legal authorization, provided such release is made pursuant to the grant aid provisions of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, and provided further, there is no acceptable substitute equipment or information for which consent for release is obtainable or which is not proprietary.

[24 FR 10715, Dec. 25, 1959, as amended at 44 FR 30686, May 29, 1979]

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