The 2019 Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot will be held in the Law Faculty (14 and 15 March) and Pembroke College (16 March). The Competition invites teams from universities around the world to present oral arguments on each side of a hypothetical intellectual property law problem set by experts in the field. The question for this year's Moot focuses on trade mark law, and introduces a new fictitious country: Shangri-La. The hypothetical revolves around the registration, in Erewhon, of a mark that contains Shangri-Lese characters alongside an English word. There is an allegation of trade mark infringement in relation to that mark. Details about the problem are available here.

The Grand Final will be held in Pembroke College on Saturday 16 March, before senior members of the judiciary; this year’s judges will be Lord Kitchin, Lord Justice Floyd and Mr Justice Birss.

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If you would like further information about the Moot, or to be added to our mailing list, please contact the Moot Secretary: [moot@oiprc.ox.ac.uk].