Patents, Trademarks and IPR services: Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework

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Notice Summary
Title: Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Patents, Trademarks and IPR services
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: NEUPC is seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the provision of Intellectual Property Rights Services, which are defined as Legal advice, guidance, pre-filing of searches, development of protection strategy, and licensing and registration services on all matters relating to the creation, development and protection of patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights and trade secrets, and intellectual property rights. It does not include commercialisation and design exploitation services
Published: 29/03/2018 15:26

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UK-Leeds: Legal services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
             Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9DF, United Kingdom
             Email: m.robinson2@leeds.ac.uk
             Contact: Mark Robinson
             Main Address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/, Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/ to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Education

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79100000 - Legal services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: NEUPC is seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the provision of Intellectual Property Rights Services, which are defined as Legal advice, guidance, pre-filing of searches, development of protection strategy, and licensing and registration services on all matters relating to the creation, development and protection of patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights and trade secrets, and intellectual property rights. It does not include commercialisation and design exploitation services       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not Provided       
      Currency: Not Provided
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Non-patentable IPR services       
      Lot No: 1       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      79100000 - Legal services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Non-patentable IPR services
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not provided       
      Currency: Not provided       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: One period of 12 months
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 10/05/2018
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 10/05/2018
         Time: 13:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             NEUPC
       Leeds, United Kingdom
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 29/03/2018

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Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework

UK-Leeds: Legal services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
       Phoenix House, 3 South Parade, Leeds, LS15QX, United Kingdom
       Email: d.shore@neupc.ac.uk
       Contact: Debbie Shore
       Main Address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/, Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework      Reference number: Not Provided      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      79100000 - Legal services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: NEUPC is seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the provision of Intellectual Property Rights Services, which are defined as Legal advice, guidance, pre-filing of searches, development of protection strategy, and licensing and registration services on all matters relating to the creation, development and protection of patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights and trade secrets, and intellectual property rights. It does not include commercialisation and design exploitation services

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 05/04/2018

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2018 - 219780   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 29/03/2018

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                  
         Section Number: VI.3          
         Lot No: Not provided          
         Place of text to be modified: Additional Information          
         Instead of: .          
         Read: This framework may be used in connection with European Research funding including but not limited to ERDF & ESIF
                                    
   
VII.2) Other additional information: The framework agreement will be made available for use by members of the consortia regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union funds or Programs including but not limited to:
1. European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) or;
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
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Additional Addresses And Contact Points

   IV) Address of the other contracting entity on behalf of which the contracting entity is purchasing
      1. Contracting Authority/Entity:
          Advanced Procurement Universities & Colleges
          Room 4.04, 101 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES, United Kingdom
          Email: annemartin@apuc-scot.ac.uk
          Contact: Anne Martin
          Main Address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/
          NUTS Code: UK

   IV) Address of the other contracting entity on behalf of which the contracting entity is purchasing
      2. Contracting Authority/Entity:
          LUPC Ltd
          Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NZ, United Kingdom
          Email: c.martin@lupc.ac.uk
          Contact: Cristian Martin
          Main Address: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/
          NUTS Code: UK

   IV) Address of the other contracting entity on behalf of which the contracting entity is purchasing
      3. Contracting Authority/Entity:
          NWUPC Ltd
          Albert House, 17 Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3HZ, United Kingdom
          Email: helen.dodd-williams@manchester.ac.uk
          Contact: Helen Dodd-Williams
          Main Address: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/
          NUTS Code: UK

   IV) Address of the other contracting entity on behalf of which the contracting entity is purchasing
      4. Contracting Authority/Entity:
          SUPC Ltd
          Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading, RG6 6BZ, United Kingdom
          Email: jayne.thorn@reading.ac.uk
          Contact: Jayne Thorn
          Main Address: https://www.supc.ac.uk/
          NUTS Code: UK

   IV) Address of the other contracting entity on behalf of which the contracting entity is purchasing
      5. Contracting Authority/Entity:
          HEPCW Ltd
          8th Floor 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE, United Kingdom
          Email: h.allaway@wales.ac.uk
          Contact: Howard Allaway
          Main Address: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk
          NUTS Code: UK

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UK-Leeds: Legal services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
       Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9DF, United Kingdom
       Email: r.lunn@neupc.ac.uk
       Contact: Rachel Lunn
       Main Address: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/
       NUTS Code: UK

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      Education

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Intellectual Property Rights Services Framework            
      Reference number: PFB2003 NE

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79100000 - Legal services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: NEUPC is seeking to award a Framework Agreement for the provision of Intellectual Property Rights Services, which are defined as Legal advice, guidance, pre-filing of searches, development of protection strategy, and licensing and registration services on all matters relating to the creation, development and protection of patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights and trade secrets, and intellectual property rights. It does not include commercialisation and design exploitation services

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: Yes
                                                      
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 8,000,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description (lot no. 1)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Non-patentable IPR services   
      Lot No:1

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79100000 - Legal services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Non-patentable IPR services

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Contract examples and references / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality assurance / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of IPR within the HE sector / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Business capacity and continuity / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Staff and specialisms / Weighting: 10%
      Quality criterion - Name: Case study / Weighting: 20%
      Quality criterion - Name: GDPR / Weighting: 4%
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Pricing methodolgy / Weighting: 10%
      Cost criterion - Name: Price rates / Weighting: 40%
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union Funds or Programs.

      II.2.14) Additional information: The European Union Funds or Programs may include but are not limited to:
1. European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) or;
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)

   II.2) Description (lot no. 2)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Engineering and physical sciences   
      Lot No:2

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79100000 - Legal services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: This is a framework agreement for the provision of Intellectual Property Rights Services, which are defined as legal advice, guidance, pre-filing of searches, development of protection strategy, licensing and registration services on all matters relating tot he creation, development and protection of patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights, trade secrets and intellectual property rights. It does not include commercialisation and design exploitation services.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Contract examples and references / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality assurance / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of IPR within the HE sector / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Business capacity and continuity / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Staff and specialisms / Weighting: 10%
      Quality criterion - Name: Case study / Weighting: 20%
      Quality criterion - Name: GDPR / Weighting: 4%
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Pricing methodology / Weighting: 10%
      Cost criterion - Name: Price rates / Weighting: 40%
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union Funds or Programs.

      II.2.14) Additional information: The European Union Funds or Programs may include but are not limited to:
1. European Development Fund (ERDF); or
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)

   II.2) Description (lot no. 3)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Chemistry and Biosciences   
      Lot No:3

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79100000 - Legal services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Chemistry and Biosciences

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Pricing methodology / Weighting: 10%
      Cost criterion - Name: Price rates / Weighting: 40%
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union Funds or Programs.

      II.2.14) Additional information: The European Union Funds or Programs may include but are not limited to:
1. European Development Fund (ERDF); or
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)

   II.2) Description (lot no. 4)
   

      II.2.1) Title:Patent, design & trademark renewal service   
      Lot No:4

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79100000 - Legal services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Patent, design & trademark renewal service

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Contract examples and references / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality assurance / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of IPR within the HE sector / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Business capacity and continuity / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Staff and specialism / Weighting: 10%
      Quality criterion - Name: Case study / Weighting: 20%
      Quality criterion - Name: GDPR / Weighting: 4%
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Pricing methodology / Weighting: 10%
      Cost criterion - Name: Price rates / Weighting: 40%
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union Funds or Programs.

      II.2.14) Additional information: The European Union Funds or Programs may include but are not limited to:
1. European Development Fund (ERDF); or
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)

   II.2) Description (lot no. 5)
   

      II.2.1) Title:One stop shop   
      Lot No:5

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
            79100000 - Legal services.


      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UK - UNITED KINGDOM
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      UNITED KINGDOM
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: One stop shop

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Contract examples and references / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality assurance / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of IPR within the HE sector / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Business capacity and continuity / Weighting: 4%
      Quality criterion - Name: Staff and specialisms / Weighting: 10%
      Quality criterion - Name: Case study / Weighting: 20%
      Quality criterion - Name: GDPR / Weighting: 4%
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Pricing methodology / Weighting: 10%
      Cost criterion - Name: Price rates / Weighting: 40%
            

      II.2.11) Information about options
         Options: No
         

      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
         The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
         Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This framework may be used by the institutions to make purchases on projects that are fully or part-funded by European Union Funds or Programs.

      II.2.14) Additional information: The European Union Funds or Programs may include but are not limited to:
1. European Development Fund (ERDF); or
2. European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF)


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: Yes       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2018/S 64-142676
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 1    
   Title: Non-patentable IPR services

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Ward Hadaway, Sandgate House
             102 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DX, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Wilson Gunn
             5th Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Appleyard Lees IP
             15 Clare Road, Halifax, HX1 2HY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Veale Wasborough Vizards
             Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Williams Powell
             11 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.6)
             Freeths LLP
             Cumberland Court, 80 Mount Street, Nottingham, NG1 6HH, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.7)
             |Mathys and Squire LLP
             The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.8)
             Murgitroyd & Company Ltd
             165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8PL, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.9)
             Mills & Reeve
             Monument Place, 24 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8AJ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.10)
             Potter Clarkson LLP
             The Belgrave Centre, Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 1    
   Title: Non-patentable IPR services

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Barker Brettell LLP
             100 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Venner Shipley
             200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.3)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 2    
   Title: Engineering and physical sciences

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 14
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Swindell and Pearson Ltd
             48 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1GY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Wilson Gunn
             5th Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Secerna LLP
             The Catalyst, Baird Lane, Heslington East, York, YO10 5GA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Appleyard Lees IP LLP
             15 Clare Road, Halifax, HX1 2HY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Williams Powell
             11 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.6)
             Mathys & Squire LLP
             The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.7)
             Murgitroyd & Company Limited
             165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8PL, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.8)
             Mills & Reeve LLP
             Monument Place, 24 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8AJ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.9)
             Potter Clarkson
             The Belgrave Centre, Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.10)
             Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
             Arena Point, Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8PA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.4)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 2    
   Title: Engineering & Physical Sciences

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 14
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Barker Brettell LLP
             100 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Venner Shipley
             200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.5)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 3    
   Title: Chemistry and biosciences

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Wilson Gunn
             5th Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Secerna LLP
             The Catalyst, Baird Lane, Heslington East, York, YO10 5GA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Appleyard Lees IP LLP
             15 Clare Road, Halifax, HX1 2HY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Williams Powell
             11 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Mathys & Squire LLP
             The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.6)
             Murgitroyd & Company Ltd
             165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8PL, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.7)
             Symbiosis IP Ltd
             NAFIC, Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.8)
             Mills & Reeve
             Monument Place, 24 Monument Street, London, EC3R 8AJ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.9)
             Potter Clarkson LLP
             The Belgrave Centre, Talbot Street, Nottingham, NG1 5GG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.10)
             Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP
             Arena Point, Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8PA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.6)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 3    
   Title: Chemistry and biosciences

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 15
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Barker Brettell LLP
             100 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Venner Shipley
             200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.7)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 4    
   Title: Patent, design and trademark renewal service

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 8
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Appleyard Lees IP LLP
             15 Clare Road, Halifax, HX1 2HY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Mathys & Squire LLP
             The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Murgitroyd & Company Limited
             165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8PL, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Barker Brettell LLP
             100 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Venner Shipley
             200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         

Award Of Contract (No.8)

   Contract No: Not Provided    
   Lot Number: 5    
   Title: One stop shop

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 31/08/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 13
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Swindell & Pearson Ltd
             48 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1GY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.2)
             Wilson Gunn
             5th Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.3)
             Appleyard Lees IP LLP
             15 Clare Road, Halifax, HX1 2HY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.4)
             Withers & Rogers LLP
             4 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AU, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.5)
             Williams Powell
             11 Staple Inn, London, WC1V 7QH, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.6)
             Mathys & Squire LLP
             The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.7)
             Murgitroyd & Company
             165-169 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8PL, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.8)
             Mills & Reeve LLP
             200 Aldersgate Street, 24 Monument Street, LONDON, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: No
         
         Contractor (No.9)
             Barker Brettell LLP
             100 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QQ, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes
         
         Contractor (No.10)
             Venner Shipley
             200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UK
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1,600,000
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          The High Court of England and Wales
          7 Rools Buildings, Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1NL, United Kingdom
          Internet address: http://www.judiciary.gov.uk

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 24/09/2018