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2017 National Mock Trial Competition

The Mock Trial Team is hosting its fifth annual National Mock Trial Competition March 3-5. As in the past, the competition will utilize the College of Law’s state-of-the-art facilities and law school teams from around the nation will compete.

Case Description 

Lourdes Byron vs. Vampyre Holding Company, LLC and Dr. John Polidori is a copyright infringement and unauthorized use of likeness case.  Byron claims Polidori took his “Fragment of a Novel” and copied it into Polidori’s work, “The Vampyre”.  Byron also claims Polidori put Byron’s image in a videogame Polidori created, without Byron’s consent.

Read the 2017 competition packet.