On November 13, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik moderated a panel on the Acquisition Talk podcast titled “Intellectual Property in Defense Contracts.” The conversation was framed around Hasik’s white paper on the effects of intellectual property rights on the prices of military trucks.

Whether or not government and military should own the property rights to the intellectual property that underpins fairly complex systems often comes with advice that goes back to at least the year 1900.

James Hasik
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