Serviços - 360980-2018

18/08/2018    S158

Spain-Sevilla: Pilot project for essentiality checks of Standard Essential Patents

2018/S 158-360980


Notice for changes or additional information


(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/S 155-354602)

Legal Basis:

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, JRC — Joint Research Centre, JRC.B — Growth and Innovation (Seville), JRC.B.6 — Digital Economy
Postal address: Expo Building, Calle Inca Garcilaso, 3
Town: Sevilla
NUTS code: ES618 Sevilla
Postal code: E-41092
Country: Spain
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Pilot project for essentiality checks of Standard Essential Patents

Reference number: JRC/SVQ/2018/B.6/0024/OC
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this contract is to assess the feasibility of a system that ensures better essentiality scrutiny for SEPs. This includes both the technical feasibility, how better scrutiny possibly could be carried out and institutional feasibility, which institutions could possibly set-up and implement a system of better scrutiny.

Amongst other elements, the analysis should be based on a set of concrete tests of standard essential patents with the objectives of:

(i) identify best practices on performing essentiality checks;

(ii) find out the best cost effective manner;

(iii) consider policy and legal implications for a scrutiny mechanism for SEPs; and

(iv) identify possible benefits and incentives for the players to pass such a scrutiny.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 155-354602

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: IV.2.7)
Place of text to be modified: Conditions for opening of tenders
Instead of:
Date: 06/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
VII.2)Other additional information: