The Rothwell Intellectual Property Law Moot Court Competition (Rothwell) is GW Law’s premier Intellectual Property competition. The Rothwell Competition is held internally and then the best teams are invited to advance to the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition which is divided into Regional Competitions followed by a national competition among the top two teams from each region.

Rothwell is held in the Fall and participation is limited to upper-level students for one class credit. Members of the best team win a graduation award.

Chairs: Shelby Rampolo (2L) & Bryan Walsh (2L)

Judges’ Committee Contact: Anthony DiNizo (3L) & Kyra Batte (3L)


Key Dates for 2018 – 2019 Rothwell Competition

TBA: Registration Deadline

TBA: Problem Released

TBA: Brief Submission Deadlines

TBA: Preliminary Rounds

TBA: Semi-final Rounds

TBA: Final Round



The George Washington University Law School

To Be Announced

Beths Theater
800 21st Street NW, 1st Fl
Washington, DC 20052