University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, DC
Amount: An estimated $10,000
An estimated start date of 8/26/2019 through 8/25/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, August 27, 2019
The University awarded a contract for Legal Services - Copyright Infringement.
This contract is awarded in anticipation of litigation for copyright infringement.
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)) Contracted vendor was selected for their expertise and experience in this field. University decision maker, Thomas Bearrows, University Counsel. University contract number CN-00044369.
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.