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May 23,2021

13th BFSU - WANHUIDA IP Moot Court Competition Held in Beijing

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From 22nd to 23rd May 2021, the 13th “BFSU - WANHUIDA Cup” Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition” (Moot Court Competition), which is jointly organised by the Law School of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) and Wanhuida Intellectual Property, is held virtually. The Moot Court Competition was called off last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

The Moot Court Competition attracts 11 competing teams from Peking University School of Transnational Law, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, Changchun University of Science and Technology, East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPSL), Xiangtan University, China Foreign Affairs University, University of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China University of Political Science and Law (CUPSL), Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) and the BFSU.

 

On Saturday May 22nd, the opening ceremony of the Moot Court Competition is held. The ceremony is hosted by Professor Mi Liang, Dean of the BFSU Law School. Professor Ding Hao, BFSU Vice President, Dr. Huang Hui, Partner and Management Committee Member of Wanhuida address the opening ceremony.


Prof. Mi Liang, Prof. Ding Hao & Dr. Huang Hui (from left to right, from top to bottom)


After a heated contest, the team of Xiangtan University wins the championship, the BFSU team wins the runner-up, and the CUPSL and ECUPSL team tie for the second runner-up.

 

On Sunday May 23rd, the winners of the “Best Memo Prizes”, the “Best Oralists” and the “Outstanding Oralists” are also unveiled at the closing ceremony. Dr. Huang Hui and other distinguished guests serving as judges, members of the organizing committee are present at the ceremony.




Closing Ceremony

Winning teams are eligible for the cash prize offered by “Wanhuida IP Awards”, a program created by the title sponsor to commend individuals with exceptional academic achievements and profound understanding in intellectual property law. Winning teams are also offered internship opportunities at Wanhuida on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

The BFSU - WANHUIDA IP Moot Court Competition is the only English competition that strictly abides by the rules for international moot court and focuses on international intellectual property laws in China. Wanhuida has been its co-organiser since its first competition in 2008.