Maine Law students awarded best brief at Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition

Morghan Beaudoin '17 and Matt Altieri '17Maine Law students Matt Altieri ’17 and Morghan Beaudoin ’17 recently competed in the regionals of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. At the competition, they tied for first place in the Best Brief category and were awarded second place overall. The competition took place on Saturday, February 11th in New York City.

Now in its 26th year, the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition is an annual event honoring Saul Lefkowitz, who dedicated his career to the development of trademark and unfair competition law. The competition introduces law students to important issues arising in U.S. trademark and unfair competition law. Approximately 80 teams of law students participate in the competition each year. This was the first year that Maine Law participated in this prestigious competition.

The Maine Law team will travel to the National Finals in Washington D.C. on March 18th to compete against the top teams from the other regional competitions.