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GeneSeq Database Service Sole Source Notice


Notice Type: 
Sole Source Award Notice

Sole Source Authority:
The Patent and Trademark Acquisition Guidelines (PTAG) specifically exempts USPTO from the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA - 41 USC 253).

Reason for Sole Source:
The supplies or services needed by the agency are available from only one responsible source and no other type of supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

Anticipated Contract Award Date:
January 1, 2010

The USPTO intends to issue a sole source award to Thomson Reuters (Scientific) for access to its exclusive gene sequence database for one year in the amount of $252,528.

Primary Point of Contact:
Heather M. Bakos

Contracting Office Address:

P.O. Box 1450 - Mail Stop 6
600 Dulany Street, MDE 7D35
Alexandria, VA 22314-1450


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