Open to attorneys with six years or less in practice, participants will be assigned into teams of two to brief and argue the construction of four claim terms before judges of the United States District Court.

Individual awards will be made for outstanding oral argument.

  • Registration due by July 31
  • Team assignments and distribution of the competition materials on August 7
  • Short opening and responsive briefs prior to oral argument
  • Oral arguments will take place at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on October 19, 2023