MDC would like to thank CMS for their generous sponsorship and IPOS for their unwavering support of the moot.

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Moot Type

Trademark Opposition (Prelims)

Appellate Advocacy (Semis/Finals)

Key Dates

Registration Deadline: 30 December 2021

IP Law Workshop: 3 January 2022

Preliminary/Semi-finals Written Memo Deadline: 5 January 2022

Finals Written Memo Deadline: 20 January 2022

Preliminaries: 7 January 2022

Semi-finals: 14 January 2022

Finals: 21 January 2022

Written Submissions and Competition Rules 

The procedure and deadlines for submissions can be found in the competition rules. All participants must comply with the rules at all times.

(Rules updated as of 28/12/2022)

About the Moot

The CMS Intellectual Property (IP) Moot, supported by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), is Singapore’s only IP moot. The competition will expose students to various areas of IP law.


For more information, please contact


The preliminary rounds will be judged by Hearing Officers from IPOS and lawyers from CMS Singapore.



An internship with CMS Singapore or IPOS + $1,200 cash prize



An internship with CMS Singapore or IPOS +$800 cash prize



An internship with CMS Singapore or IPOS + $500 cash prize

About CMS

CMS in Singapore is a full service office that services the Asia Pacific region.  CMS has a particular experience in the key areas of Intellectual Property, Infrastructure, Construction & Energy, Funds & Indirect Real Assets and Telecommunications, Technology and Media.


Please click here to register for the moot. The deadline for registration is 30 December 2021, 2359.

2022 Moot Problem

The Preliminaries and Semi-finals moot problem will be released here on the 17th of December 2021:

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