DePaul law students Rachel Schweers and Nick Restauri won first place in the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Midwest Regional Competition held in Chicago March 16-18, 2012. The team also received awards for Best Appellant Brief and Best Appellee Brief.
Twenty-six teams, including teams from the University of Chicago, University of Michigan and Indiana University Maurer College of Law, competed in the regional competition. Professor Barbara Bressler, director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology, coached the DePaul team. Professors Joshua Sarnoff and Anthony Volini mooted and consulted with the team.
DePaul is one of only eight teams that advanced to the national competition, which will be held in Washington, D.C. on April 18-20, 2012.