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Notice Summary

Title:
Ireland-Kilkenny: RFT for the Technical Application Support and Maintenance of eBusiness Services Components
Document Ref:
458903-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI)
Date Published:
30 September 2020
Deadline Date:
02 November 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Support and maintenance of a suite of Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI) eBusiness Services, comprising the following online services — efiling of trade marks and designs, efiling of patents and supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), template tool for patent applications, TMView and DesignView and related eServices for the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI)

N/A

Government Offices, Hebron Road, Kilkenny

Kilkenny

R95 H4XC

IE

Contact person: John Tuffy

Telephone: +353 567720190

E-mail: john.tuffy@ipoi.gov.ie

NUTS: IE052

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ipoi.gov.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1203

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=174644&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=174644&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

RFT for the Technical Application Support and Maintenance of eBusiness Services Components for the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland

Reference number: IPOI 176911

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Support and maintenance of a suite of Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI) eBusiness Services, comprising the following online services — efiling of trade marks and designs, efiling of patents and supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), template tool for patent applications, TMView and DesignView and related eServices for the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 EUR

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

IE052

Main site or place of performance:

Kilkenny.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI), an Office under the aegis of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI), has a requirement for application support, maintenance and future potential developments for its suite of systems which provides customers with access to online filing and online payment of fees, for intellectual property rights associated with trade marks (TM), designs (DS), patents (PT) and supplementary protection certificates (SPC). In addition, this contract includes support for an application wizard (referred to as the patent template tool) for nonprofessional patent applicants. These services are referred to collectively as the eBusiness services and the servers on which they reside as the eBusiness servers. References to the department are references to the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI).

The office is currently in the process of upgrading and migrating to Linux it’s Trademark and Design View systems. These systems were originally developed in partnership with the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as is the upgrade and migration. The tools allow the office to supply information to a portal hosted by the EUIPO though which internet users can search for information relating to trademarks and designs from the subscribing countries, either collectively or individually. The new servers may be live at the time of commencement of this contract or shortly thereafter. Once live, support, maintenance and potential future development of the View systems will become part of this contract.

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: 240 000.00 EUR

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contracting authority reserves the right to extend the term for a period or periods of up to 3 with a maximum of 12 months for each such extensions or extensions on the same terms and conditions, subject to the contracting authority's obligations at law.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/11/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 01/01/2021

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/11/2020

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Intellectual Property Office of Ireland

Government Offices, Hebron Rd

Kilkenny

R95 H4XC

IE

E-mail: john.tuffy@ipoi.gov.ie

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.ipoi.gov.ie

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25/09/2020

Current Notes