Friday, May 18, 2018

HKU Team Awarded Powell Gilbert Runner-up Prize at Oxford IP Law Moot 2018

L-R Kelvin Cheung, Esther Mak, Cedric Yeung, Alice Lee (coach)
Congratulations to HKU IP Moot Team which was awarded the Powell Gilbert Runner-up Prize for Best Written Submissions (Joint 2nd Place) in the 16th Annual Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot 2018​.
     The 16th Annual Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot 2018 was successfully held in Oxford from 15th to 17th March 2018. This year the Moot was extremely competitive, having received a record high of 66 written entries. The HKU Team consisted of Cheung Siu Hin Kelvin (PCLL), Mak Hoi Kay Esther (PCLL) and Yeung Chi Chung Cedric (LLB 4), and was coached by Ms Alice Lee and Mr Jason Yu. The HKU Team successfully proceeded to the oral rounds, beating University College London, University of Ottawa and University of Alberta in the preliminaries and was awarded the runner up prize for Best Written Submissions. ​ 
   The Team would like to express their sincere gratitude to Professor Anselmo Reyes, Ms Winnie Tam SC and past members of the HKU IP Moot Teams for their kind assistance. The Team must also give their heartfelt thanks to their two Team Coaches, who gave continuing support and guidance to the Team throughout the competition. ​

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