Fed. Circ. Sides With US In Software Contract Spat

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 5:09 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the U.S. government did not breach the nonsubstitution clause of an $11.5 million software contract with DLT Solutions Inc. when it terminated the contract.

Under the nonsubstitution clause, the Navy’s Office of Civilian Human Resources could not replace the leased software with functionally similar software for a period of one year after the termination of the contract.

But in overturning a lower court decision, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit pointed out...
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