University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY
Amount: An estimated $0
An estimated start date of 5/7/2019 through 5/6/2029
This agreement is at no-cost to the University. End date of agreement is estimated.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, May 16, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services - Technology Licensing Program.
This purchase is for legal services related to the University's technology licensing program. There are two exemption aspects to this purchase. The first exemption is that the purchase consists of legal services in anticipated litigation, enforcement actions, or investigations. (30 ILCS 500/1-10(b)(7)) The second exemption is that the purchase consists of events or activities paid for exclusively by revenues generated by the event or activity, gifts, or donations for the event or activity, private grants, or any combination thereof. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(2))
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for anticipated litigation, enforcement actions, or investigations. (30 ILCS 500/1-10(b)(7)) University contract number CN-00041631. University's responsible decision maker, Thomas Bearrows, University Counsel.
For additional information, contact:
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-2650
FAX: (217) 239-6760
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.