39 CFR 602.1 - General principles.
It is the policy of the Postal Service to secure full ownership rights for its intellectual properties other than patents (hereinafter, intellectual properties) having significant economic or other business value, except when to do so would be contrary to the best interest of the Postal Service. Intellectual property rights shall be acquired and managed so as to:
(a) Promote the economic, operational, and competitive well-being of the Postal Service;
(b) Limit restrictions on the use of Postal Service intellectual property to a minimum consistent with its statutory obligations;
(c) Assure that all potential users are treated fairly;
(d) Give due regard to other relevant considerations.