(a) Use the clause at 252.227-7021 , Rights in Data–Existing Works, in lieu of the clause at 252.227-7013 , Rights in Technical Data–Noncommercial Items, in solicitations and contracts exclusively for existing works when—
(1) The existing works will be acquired without modification; and
(2) The Government requires the right to reproduce, prepare derivative works, or publicly perform or display the existing works; or
(3) The Government has a specific need to obtain indemnity for liabilities that may arise out of the content, performance, use, or disclosure of such data.
(b) The clause at 252.227-7021 provides the Government, and others acting on its behalf, a paid-up, non-exclusive, irrevocable, world-wide license to reproduce, prepare derivative works and publicly perform or display the works called for by a contract and to authorize others to do so for government purposes.
(c) A contract clause is not required to acquire existing works such as books, magazines and periodicals, in any storage or retrieval medium, when the Government will not reproduce the books, magazines or periodicals, or prepare derivative works.