FTC Contest Didn't Create Procurement Contract: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 6:33 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit held in a Thursday precedential decision that even though a man entered into a contract with the Federal Trade Commission by participating in an agency-sponsored competition seeking anti-robocalling inventions, that agreement wasn’t a procurement contract, meaning he lacks standing to object to the judging process under federal bid-protest provisions.

The three-judge panel concluded in a matter of first impression that the contract established between a contestant and the agency sponsoring a prize competition under 15 U.S. Code Section 3719 isn’t a procurement contract,...
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Frankel v. US


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15-5146

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

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118 Contract - Other - (CDA)

Date Filed

September 8, 2015

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