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Change of Proprietary Rights:
Extension or Reduction

This form should be filled out if the PI wishes to request a change in the proprietary period for his or her data.

A PostScript version of this form is available.

Submitted by:

Your name

Your email address

Proposal ID

Specify the proposal whose proprietary rights are affected:
Proposal ID

Principal Investigator


Please indicate below the justification for the change in proprietary rights:

Affected Observations

Unless otherwise specified it will be assumed that the restrictions apply to all observations taken under the affected proposal and its offspring. If the restriction applies only to a subset of ther observations, please indicate below how that subset is defined.

The proprietary period is being

Apply change to





Observation date

Other specifications?

Release Date

Specify the change to be made, either by specifying the new proprietary released period (e.g., 30 days- in which case the proprietary release date will be set 30 days past the archive date) OR by specifying the date when the affected data should now become public (i.e., the proprietary release date).

Please specify ONE of the following:

  1. New proprietary period
  2. New release date