The Official Rules of the competition proscribe that the brief conform to both the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and the Federal Circuit Rules.
"Briefs shall be formal Appellant and Appellee briefs that conform to Rules 28, 32, and 32.1 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP) as modified by Rules 28, 32, and 32.1 of the Federal Circuit Rules (Fed. Cir. R.), with the following exceptions: i. FRAP / Fed. Cir. R. 28(b) and FRAP / Fed. Cir. R. 28(c) shall not apply. Both Appellant and Appellee shall include a jurisdictional statement, statement of issues, statement of case, and statement of standard of review in each brief. No Reply Brief is permitted"
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has posted these rules at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/rules-of-practice/rules
Please read them carefully.
Take a look a the variety of resources that the Law Library licenses for Intellectual Property which include some of the following general IP and Patent materials.
You might also find some helpful things in the IP Mall
Click on the "Practice Area" tab and go to the Patent Law link. This page includes databases to research cases, statutes, administrative materials as well as case settlements, dockets, and news. Includes many major treatises
Available by looking under "Secondary Sources" and then clicking in the Topical menu (scroll down) under Intellectual Property. You'll find targeted ALR's as well as well known treatises
Look at the Patents Law topic page (got to the home page, then to the "Law School Success" section, click on "upper-level resources" and then click on "Patents".
Includes Patent cases, laws and regulation, regulatory agencies (domestic and international) and books and treatises such as:
Use the UNH School of Law Library's catalog to find print and electronic primary and secondary legal resources, treatises, journals, databases, government documents, and other materials owned or licensed by the Law Library. It also has a newer collection of Ebooks on many topics. Check out the Advanced Search to filter to the content you want..