Licensees are required to submit progress reports on performance milestones, or, after generating the first commercial sales of the licensed product, submit royalty reports.
Security and Privacy Assurance: Berkeley Lab uses Smartsheets to collect progress reports and royalty reports from licensees. Berkeley Lab contracts for Smartsheet Business licenses under GSA terms and conditions supplemented by the standard University of California (UC) Data Security Agreement. Smartsheet does not receive rights to any intellectual property provided by UC or external parties. The UC Data Security requirements and the terms of service under the Smartsheet User Agreement include requirements for Smartsheet’s physical, technical, and programmatic cyber security and privacy controls, which meet Berkeley Lab’s standards and requirements. Smartsheet is part of Berkeley Lab’s Research and Operations Enclave, which is Certified and Accredited by the U.S. Department of Energy under NIST requirements and frameworks.
Questions? Contact LicensingManager@lbl.gov.