eligible firm

(9) The term “eligible firm” means a company or other business entity that, as determined by the Secretary of Commerce— (A) conducts a significant level of its research, development, engineering, manufacturing, integration, services, and information technology activities in the United States; and (B) is a company or other business entity the majority ownership or control of which is by United States citizens or is a company or other business of a parent company that is incorporated in a country the government of which— (i) encourages the participation of firms so owned or controlled in research and development consortia to which the government of that country provides funding directly or provides funding indirectly through international organizations or agreements; and (ii) affords adequate and effective protection for the intellectual property rights of companies incorporated in the United States. Such term includes a consortium of such companies or other business entities, as determined by the Secretary of Commerce.

Source

10 USC § 2500(9)


Scoping language

None identified. Default scope is assumed to be the entire title.
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