Courses and study plans / Commercial Law
3781 Nordic IP Moot Court Competition I
|Period: 1&2||2.9.2013 - 13.12.2013|
|Department||Accounting and Commercial Law|
The purpose of this elective course is to give an insight into substantive intellectual property law and procedural issues in relation to intellectual property law litigation. The course takes place as a moot court competition, which means that three-person teams from Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway compete against each other. The competition focuses around one case only. First all teams shall draw up a statement of claims, whereafter each team replies to another team in the form of a statement defence. The best team from each country goes on to the final, which is held in the form of an oral hearing.
After having successfully completed the course the students will:
- understand how intellectual property rights are litigated
- be able to draft Statements of Claim and Statements of Defence in IP cases
Language of Instruction
Evaluation and Examination
The course is divided into two parts: Moot Court Competition I and II. All those who fulfill the requirements of the Moot Court Competition up to the final (i.e. those who draft a statement of claims and a statement of defense) pass Moot Court Competition I (8 ECTS). The best Finnish team that reaches the final (i.e. the oral hearing) passes Moot Court Competition II and receives thus an additional 6 ECTS.
The Moot Court Competition I includes writing a statement of claims and a statement of defence and coaching by Finnish IP attorneys. Moot Court Competition II includes preparing for and taking part in an oral hearing and coaching by Finnish IP attorneys.
Ballardini, Rosa Maria