4th National Moot Court Competition by Adamas University [Cash Prizes Worth Rs 1 L]: Register by March 12

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Adamas University is organising its 4th National Moot Court Competition to be held from March 21 to 23, 2024.

About the University

Established in 2014 and situated in Kolkata, West Bengal, Adamas University is a prominent institution renowned for its commitment to providing quality education across various disciplines. The institution prioritizes research and innovation, encouraging both faculty and students to engage in groundbreaking research projects across various domains. It maintains collaborations with industry partners and research organizations to ensure real-world applications of academic pursuits.

Approved by the Bar Council of India, the School of Law and Justice of Adamas University is established in 2015 and kindles a vision to impart justice-oriented education and on-field knowledge. In addition to law teaching, the law school focuses on the development of skills for critical and prudential judgment to make aspiring legal minds great professionals, as the principal goal of legal education is formative rather than informative.

About the Competition

The 4th National Moot Court Competition, 2024 in association with AK Singh and Associates, having ‘ProBono India’, ‘International Institute of Justice and Police Science (IIJPS)’, ‘Galter’ and ‘CyberGuru’ as our Knowledge partners, stands as a flagship event of the School of Law and Justice. It focuses on the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). AI has revolutionized legal services, from research to document analysis, raising questions about ownership and accountability.

With AI’s ability to create and modify content, issues like copyright infringement and identity theft have become prevalent. This competition addresses these contemporary challenges by emphasizing the legal implications of technology and copyright. Participants explore the complex dynamics between AI, law, and IPR, highlighting the need for legal frameworks to navigate the evolving digital landscape effectively.

Mode

Offline

Venue

Adamas Knowledge City, Barasat – Barrackpore Road, Jagannathpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700126

Eligibility

Participation is restricted strictly to bona fide law students pursuing the three-year or five-year LL.B. degree course in any institution in India. Students doing their LL.M. and Diploma courses are not eligible for participation. Only 3 (Three) teams are permitted to participate from each participating institution.

Team Composition

Each team shall comprise a maximum of 3 members and a minimum of 2 members consisting of 2 speakers and 1 researcher. The number cannot be modified under any circumstances. Any change in team composition must be intimated to the Organizer at the earliest. Teams shall identify the speakers and researcher at the time of Registration. No extra member or observer shall be allowed. Also, no deviation from the chosen names shall be allowed after the process of registration.

Theme

The 4th Adamas National Moot Court Competition focuses on the intertwined field of Artificial Intelligence and Law, with a particular emphasis on Intellectual Property Rights. AI has significantly transformed the legal profession, transforming various aspects of legal services, including research, document analysis, contract review, and predictive analytics. AI-powered platforms can efficiently analyze vast amounts of legal documents, statutes, case law, and precedents.

Prizes

  • Best Team: the team winning the final round of the Competition shall be awarded Rs. 50,000, a trophy and certificate.
  • 1st Runners-Up: the runners-up team in the final round of the Competition shall awarded Rs. 25,000, a trophy, and a certificate.
  • 2nd Runners-Up: the 2nd runners-up team in the final round of the Competition shall awarded Rs. 10,000, a trophy, and a certificate.
  • Best Speaker: The speaker having the highest score in the preliminary rounds shall be awarded Rs. 5000 a trophy and a certificate.
  • Best Researcher: The participant having the highest score in the researcher’s test shall be awarded Rs. 5000, a trophy and a certificate.
  • Best Memorial: The participant having the best memorial will be awarded Rs. 5000
  • Certificates of merit shall be given to all the teams qualifying for the Quarter-finals and beyond.
  • Certificate of participation shall be given to all the participating teams.

Important dates

Notification of the Competition and Release of the Moot Problem6th February, 2024
Last date of Seeking Clarification15th March, 2024
Release of ClarificationOn or before 20th March, 2024
Last date for registration12th March, 2024
Allotment of Team CodesOn or before 20th March, 2024
The last date of submission of the soft copy of written submission19th March, 2024
Last Date of Submission of Hard Copies of Five Copies of Written Submission for Both Sides21st March, 2024
Opening Ceremony, Researchers Test, Draw of Lots21st March, 2024
Preliminary Round21st March, 2024
Quarter Final Round22nd March, 2024
Semi-Final Round, Final Round, Award Ceremony and Valedictory Session23rd March, 2024

Registration Procedure

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The registration will close on 12th March, 2024. The Registration shall be done by filling up the Registration Form available on Google Form. The participating Team is required to pay Rs. 1,500/- for those who are not availing Accommodation or Rs. 4,000/- for those who are availing for Accommodation. The registration fees (as applied) must be paid by NEFT or IMPS. The last date of payment is on 12th March, 2024.

Contact Information

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Dr. Shankar Banerjee, Faculty Convener – +91 94077 66238
  • Mrs. Shayani Chakraborty, Faculty Co-Convener-+91 80172 75130
  • Mr. Soumyadeep Dey, Student Convener, – +91 76299 07790
  • Mr. Samik Mukherjew, Student Co-Convener- +9198304 02271

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