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1999 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Compromis: Case Concerning Cultural Identity & Intellectual Property (Bretoria v. Pagonia)

Topics: State Obligations to Foreign Investors/Expropriation, Preservation of Cultural Identity, International Copyright Standards, 

Location: The Washington Monarch Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Date: March 27, 1999

Jessup World Cup Champion: National Law School of India University (India)
Team Members - Sapna Khuajuria, Dipen Sabharwal, Priya Pillai

Runner Up:  University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Team Members - V. Lawrence Mashava, Lungowe Matakala

Final Round Judges
Jeffrey Richstone - Department of Justice, Government of Canada
Eduardo Valencia-Ospina - Registrar, International Court of Justice
Gabriel Wilner - Associate Dean & Professor of Law, University of Georgia Law School 

Problem Author
George Summerfield - Hill & Simpson

Executive Director: M. Elizabeth Atkins

Administrative DirectorLaura M. Title

Best Oralist (Championship Round): V. Lawrence Mashava, University of Pretoria (South Africa) 

Oralist (Preliminary Rounds): Oliver Browne, Universite de Paris I (France)

Best Applicant Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)

Best Respondent Memorial (Richard R. Baxter Award): University of Saskatchewan (Canada)

Best Memorial  - Int'l. Rounds (Alona E. Evans Award): University of Vienna (Austria)

Best Memorial - World Regional Rounds (Hardy C. Dillard Award)University of Western Australia (Australia)

Spirit of the Jessup Award: University of Pretoria (South Africa), Pontificia Universidade Catolica (Brazil)

Pamela Young Award: David Sabin Anderson, Brett Lorenzen, Michael Peil

1999 Records: 

Number of Teams Worldwide: 275

Number of Teams at the International Rounds: 57

Number of Countries47

Number of Countries at the International Rounds47

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