TRADEMARK LAW TEAM TRYOUTS

TRADEMARK LAW TEAM TRYOUTS

The Trademark team is seeking 2-L and 3-L students interested in
intellectual property and unfair competition law. Two (2) teams of two
(2) students each will be selected to compete at the Trademark and
Unfair Competition Law Regional Tournament in Chicago on February 9,
2008.  Qualifying teams advance to the National Tournament in
Washington, D.C. on March 22, 2008.


Interested 2nd and 3rd year students should select a try-out/competition
partner and sign up on the sheet posted on the Moot Court Board office
door by Thursday, September 27, 2007. The problem will be distributed on
Friday, September 28, 2007.

Try-out briefs are due and oral arguments will be held on October 5,
2007.  

Try-Out Requirements
1. Each team member must submit an appellate brief.  One team member
must write for the appellant and the other for the appellee.

2. The brief’s argument section may not exceed three (3) pages in
length.

3. Each team member must prepare a 12-minute oral argument for both
sides of the case problem.  Each team member will argue one side of the
case, to be determined on the day of try-outs.

Profs. John Cross and Lars Smith will serve as team coaches.  For
questions, please contact Prof. Cross at john.cross@louisville.edu.