September 26, 2023 1 min read

Is corporate intellectual property considered CUI?

No, unless such IP was created for, or included in requirements, relating to a government contract.  Per DCSA, “This includes information and material related to or associated with the following categories when created specifically for the DoD:

  • A company’s products, business, or activities, including but not limited to financial information
  • Data or statements
  • Trade secrets
  • Product research and development
  • Existing and future product designs and
  • performance specifications
  • Marketing plans or techniques
  • Schematics
  • Client lists
  • Computer programs
  • Processes


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