University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Crowell & Moring, LLPWashington, DC
- Amount: An estimated $400,000
- Terms: An estimated start date of 6/23/2021 through 6/22/2031
- Renewals: None
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The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, September 1, 2021
The University awarded a contract for Legal services - Anticipation of Litigation.
The University of Illinois System retains Crowell & Moring, LLP to represent and to serve as attorney for the University in connection with contracts for patent, trademark protection, and prosecution.
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)) In anticipation of litigation the University hires Crowell & Moring, LLP to represent and to serve as attorney in matters relating to contracts for patent, trademark protection, and prosecution. University of Illinois contract number CN-00054138. Responsible decision maker Thomas Bearrows, University Counsel.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
System Purchasing & Support Services
507 E Green
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-9903
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.