Shannon Bates serves as Moot Court Oral Arguments Judge for INTA Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition

Partner Shannon Bates of the Dallas litigation and intellectual property law firm of Harper Bates & Champion LLP served as a judge for the Southwest Regional Oral Arguments of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, which took place in Dallas on Saturday February 7, 2015. Shannon also served as an oral arguments judge for this competition in 2014, the inaugural year for the Southwest Region.

This annual competition introduces law students to important issues in U.S. trademark and unfair competition law in a mock courtroom setting. Approximately 80 teams from U.S. accredited law schools participate in the competition each year. Two teams from each of the regional competitions will advance to the National Finals in Washington, D.C.

Shannon Bates is a transactional intellectual property attorney with Harper Bates & Champion. To contact Shannon, call 214-238-8400.