Call for Papers: Journal of Intellectual Property Law @Nirma University

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Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat hereby invites articles / research papers, case studies, and book reviews on the contemporary topics of Intellectual Property Rights for publication in the 3rd Issue of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law for its 2017-18 volume.

The Journal of Intellectual Property Law is a peer-reviewed ISSN serial journal published by the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is the endeavour of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights to become the beacon in the field of Intellectual Property Rights by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across academia and research fraternity. The Journal welcomes submissions from academicians, practitioners, research scholars and students from law and allied fields.

JIPL welcomes original and previously unpublished articles, case notes and case comments, and book reviews for publication in its 2017-18 volume.

The word limit for articles is 5,000 to 7,000 words including footnotes.

The word limit for case notes and case comments is 3500 to 4000 words and the scope of inquiry may include analysis of recent case laws, legislations, policies or any recent issue.

We also welcome reviews of books that have made a significant contribution to legal or academic scholarship in this field. Successful submissions to this category will engage substantively with the ideas and themes explored in the book instead of merely providing a summary of its main arguments.

The word limit for book review is 2500 to 3000 words. JIPL follows the Harvard Blue Book (19th edition) citation style. Entries can be co-authored however, a maximum of two authors per entry is allowed.

Only original work is invited and any kind of plagiarism will lead to disqualification of the paper.

Submissions for the 2017-18 volume are accepted on a rolling basis up to October 31st, 2017 through email only. Please send all submissions on this id:

For any details, please contact on the below mentioned address:

Centre for IPR

Institute of Law | Nirma University

SG Highway | Ahmedabad | Gujarat | 382481 | India



October 31 2017


Date: October 31
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