The Surana & Surana & Shaastra IIT Madras, Intellectual Property Law Moot Court Competition shall be held from 26th to 28th February 2021 Virtually (online).
About the Moot
This year’s case is set on issues relating to Intellectual Property Law on trademark infringement and violation of the Direct Selling Guidelines 2016.
The competition is open only for students who are enrolled in an LLB three year or five-year course during the current academic year. 16 teams will be selected on the basis of their memorials for participation.
Each team should consist of a minimum of 2 and maximum of 3 members. This number cannot be modified under any circumstances.
There shall be 2 speakers and 1 researcher designated for each team. The researcher shall be allowed to argue with the prior permission of the National Administrator in case of illness of the designated speakers.
Each team will be provided with a team code during orientation. Teams should not disclose the identity of their institution; such disclosure shall invite penalties including disqualification. The decision shall be at the discretion of the National Administrator.
Online registrations are open from 2nd February 2021. The teams must register online by 20th February 2021. Teams will have to register online at www.moot.in. Teams will receive an automated system generated acknowledgement on successful submission of registration.
A scanned copy of the letter from the participating college/institution/university duly signed by any one of the following: Faculty-in-charge of MCS/MCA, Registrar, Principal, Dean, Director, Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor confirming the names of the participants, Year/semester in which studying, representing the college/institution/university for the moot competition will have to be attached during the online registration process (The approval letter shall be formatted on the letterhead of the participating institution/college/university.
Alternatively, you may use the registration form itself as appended below as page 10 with the official seal).
Registrations without the scanned copy of the approval letter from the college/institution/ university or duly attested registration form will not be valid.
Soft copies of both Applicant & Respondent Memorials must be sent to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org latest by 5.00 p.m. on 20th February 2021 for the purpose of evaluation and selection of participating teams.
The soft copy must in the format of PDF and word document.
Confirmation of teams based on the evaluation of memorials submitted will be on or before 24th February 2021, 5:00 PM.
Start of Online Registration: 2nd February 2021
Last date of issue of clarifications: 15th February 2021
Last date for Online Registration: 20th February 2021
Last Date for Submission of Memorials – Soft copy by email (both applicant and respondent) for selection of participating teams: 20th February 2021, 5 P.M.
Confirmation of teams after evaluation of memorials: 24th February 2021, 5 P.M.
Orientation: 26th February 2021, 5 P.M.
Prelims/Quarters: 27th February 2021
Semifinal, Finals, Valediction & Prize Announcement: 28th February 2021
Any clarification sought in respect of the case should be addressed by email to email@example.com before 15th February 2021. No clarification will be issued after this date.
Aishwarya Vijayaraghavan: Deputy Head, IPR, Surana & Surana International Attorneys
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