UMKC School of Law Intellectual Property Team Heading to the Nationals

Congratulations to UMKC School of Law’s Intellectual Property Team for winning the Rocky Mountain Regional Round of the 2023 Patent Application Drafting Competition!

The United States Patent and Trademark Office hosted five virtual rounds of on March 4, 2023. UMKC is part of the Rocky Mountain Region consisting of Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

 The five regional finalists from 55 teams will be competing at the national competition at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, on April 14, 2023.

They will go up against George Washington University Law School (Eastern Region), University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (Midwest Region), University of Southern California Gould School of Law (Silicon Valley Region), and University of Wisconsin Law School (Texas Region).

The competition provides law students and students studying patent law the opportunity to develop patent prosecution skills by applying legal principles to a hypothetical invention scenario. 

Best of luck to our Legal Roos!

Published: Mar 24, 2023