Patent Drafting and Oral Advocacy Competition Team – 7127

* Multi-semester course

This Competition team furthers students' patent research, patent drafting, and oral advocacy. In the Competition's Regional stage, the team prepares a written patent application and defends it before a judges panel. In the Competition's contingent National stage, the team amends the application and defends it before another judges panel. The course is open to 8 students (i.e., two teams of up to 4 JD and MS students). JD students should add themselves to the waitlist, share their resumes with the instructor, and request enrollment in the course.


Prereq or co-req one of the following: Law 6224/5224 Patents, Law 6231/5231 Patent Prosecution I, Law 6243/5243 Patent Research & Writing, or Director of Patent Law Programs permission.

Graduation Requirements
Experiential Learning
Upper Division Legal Writing
Subject Area
Intellectual Property and Technology *
Student Year
Upper Division
Grade base
A - F
Course type