On Wednesday, April 23rd at 1 PM Eastern, join our government contracts attorneys for a webinar entitled: “Intellectual Property Rules in Government Contracts Legal Update: Know Your Technical Data and Patent Rights.” During this 90-minute webinar, we will provide an overview of the key principles governing the rules and regulations relating to rights in technical

In Kingdomware Technologies, B-406507, May 30, 2012, 2012 CPD ¶ —, GAO sustained a protest alleging that the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) improperly used the Federal Supply Schedule (“FSS”), rather than setting aside the procurement for service-disabled veteran-owned small business (“SDVOSB”) concerns. If this scenario seems familiar, that’s because it is.

In several decisions

On December 2, 2011, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) proposed a new rule that would require contractors bidding on specified solicitations to submit proposal adequacy checklists with their offers. The new proposed DFARS section, § 215.408(3), would give the contracting officer the discretion to include the Proposal Adequacy Checklist solicitation provision in any solicitation that

On June 2, 2011, the Department of Justice (“DoJ”) announced a $2.7 million settlement of a False Claims Act (“FCA”) case brought against Ultralife Corporation (“Ultralife”). The complaint alleges that Ultralife violated the FCA through the submission of false claims based on “defective pricing” under three contracts with the U.S. Army to provide lithium-manganese dioxide