Giles S. Rich IP Moot Court Competition
The Giles S. Rich Moot Court competition is the oldest and most prestigious moot court competition in the field of intellectual property and the only national competition specifically directed to the area of patent law.
The competition is divided into five regional competitions followed by a national competition among the top two teams from each region.
Allan J. Sternstein
Professor of Intellectual Propert
Director, Intellectual Property Clinic
- Legal Writing
- Patent Law
- Intellectual Property Law
Internal competition involving briefing and oral argument
Problem released: around October/November
Internal competition: December (briefs due) and early January (oral argument)
Regional competition: March
National finals: April
The College of Law pays reasonable travel expenses for IP Moot Court participants to attend the regional round of the competition. Please consult Student Reimbursement Checklist for guidelines on required documentation, expense limitations, and procedures for reimbursement.