Details of the Organization
National Law University-Jodhpur (NLU Jodhpur) is one of India’s leading Law Schools situated in the vibrant and colourful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLU Jodhpur has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India. Since its establishment in 1999, NLU Jodhpur has endeavoured to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholars aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge.
Details of the Blog/Paper
The Board of Editors of the Journal of Intellectual Property Studies [JIPS], published under the aegis of National Law University, Jodhpur (ISSN Number 2583-5297) is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2024 issue of the Journal (Volume VIII, Issue I) in the form of articles and notes.
The Journal of Intellectual Property Studies is a bi-annual, student-edited peer-reviewed academic journal published by National Law University, Jodhpur. The Journal was established in 2016 and primarily deals with contemporary developments in the field of intellectual property and related laws. The ISSN Number of the Journal is 2583-5297.
There are very few journals in India discussing at length topical issues in the field of intellectual property rights and hence, the journal’s objective is to fill this void by becoming a platform where ideas can be exchanged and in turn hopes to enhance discourse on intellectual property rights between policymakers, practitioners and scholars. To achieve this, the journal solicits articles from a diverse pool of authors comprising of scholars, practitioners and students. The Board of Editors of the Journal of Intellectual Property Studies [JIPS], is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2023 Issue of the Journal (Volume VIII, Issue I) in the form of notes and articles.
The Journal subjects all articles to a double-blind peer review process conducted by a Board of Peer Reviewers, guided by the faculty editors and assisted by the student editorial team prior to publication. They also benefit from the guidance of their illustrious Board of Advisors who help the Journal attain its objectives. The Journal stands by the ideals of open access to scholarly works, and it will be published online on an open-access platform for everyone to read and cite freely.
Topic of paper/Blog
The manuscripts must pertain to the field of intellectual property law or to related fields such as media and technology law.
- Manuscripts must conform to the scope and theme of the Journal of Intellectual Property Studies (‘the Journal’). The Journal is dedicated to publishing nationally and internationally relevant content relating to law and policy in intellectual property rights. This includes overlapping areas such as competition laws and technology laws. All submissions must primarily deal with these subject areas.
- All submitted manuscripts shall be original. Any form of plagiarism would lead to immediate rejection of the submission.
- Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously. Once a manuscript has been selected for publication or has been published in the Journal, the author(s) must seek permission from the Editorial Board before publishing it elsewhere. Such permission may or may not be granted at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
- The author(s) must inform the Editorial Board if the manuscript has also been submitted to another journal, website or forum. The Editorial Board must be notified immediately if an offer for publication from another journal, website or forum is accepted by the author(s).
- Solicited submissions are guaranteed a right of publication in the Journal subject to quality and content review by the Editorial Board.
- In relation to all disputes, the decision of the Chief Editor shall be final.
- All correspondence must be via e-mail and should be addressed to the Managing Editor at [email protected]. Authors are requested to e-mail the Board only in exceptional circumstances, as the Board will keep them informed throughout the review process.
- Each manuscript may have up to two authors.
- In case of joint authorship, the author from whom a submission is solicited by the Editorial Board shall inform the Board of the name, credentials and contact details of the intended co-author.
Citations and References
- All relevant sources shall be duly acknowledged as footnotes.
- The text and citation styles shall conform to the rules prescribed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (21st edition).
The body of the manuscripts shall not contain or disclose any information about the author’s name, affiliation or credentials.
The Journal accepts the following kinds of submissions:
- Long Articles (6,000 - 10,000 words): Submissions should provide a comprehensive coverage of the available literature on the concerned topic and a novel perspective on the related issue with suggestions.
- Essays (4,000 - 6,000 words): Submissions should be relatively shorter and more focused in their treatment of the subject matter. Essays generally pertain to a narrower topic as compared to Long Articles.
- Case Comment (up to 5,000 words): Submissions should provide a critical analysis of significant case laws. Case comments must be accompanied by an abstract of 150-200 words.
- Legislative Comment (1000- 3000 words): Submissions should provide a comprehensive analysis of recent legislative developments. Legislative comments must be accompanied by an abstract of 150-200 words.
While authors are required to adhere to the prescribed word limits, departures from the same will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Authors shall be informed of the status of their manuscripts as they pass through each stage of review.
- The Journal follows a comprehensive double-blind review procedure.
- The Editorial Board retains complete discretion over the acceptance/rejection of manuscripts.
- The Journal reserves the right to request copies of any resources or authorities cited in the manuscript.
Upon offer of publication of a manuscript by the Journal, authors shall communicate to the Editorial Board their acceptance of the following terms and conditions:
- The work shall become the property of the Journal.
- Authors may republish their work in another publication subject to prior permission from the Journal and in compliance with specific instructions issued by the Editorial Board.
- All material published in the Journal shall be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
How to Register?
Once you apply, the next steps in the submission process will be sent to you via e-mail.