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

Annex A


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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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