“A judge at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has dismissed a bid protest filed over the award of a $2 billion IT services contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Technology services company Stratera Fulcrum Technologies last year brought the lawsuit to the court after USPTO selected federal contractors SAIC, Booz Allen Hamilton, Halvik, Steampunk and RIVA as winning bidders…”
“In his opinion, Senior Judge Eric Bruggink dismissed claims by Stratera that USPTO deviated from the solicitation, that the agency did not conduct its best value analysis in a reasonable manner and that its analysis of Stratera’s prior performance was not unreasonable.
The federal judge found also that the department’s evaluation of Stratera’s proposal was reasonable and that USPTO did not engage in unequal evaluations or address the prior performance of contract awardee Halvik with prejudice…” Read the full article here.
Source: Federal judge dismisses $2B USPTO IT services contract bid dispute – By John Hewitt Jones, May 13, 2022. FedScoop.