Call for Papers:

NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review:

Submit by Dec 15


About the Organizer

Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, National University of Advanced Legal Studies.

The NUALS Intellectual Property Law Review is a peer-reviewed, double-blind and open access journal, operating under the aegis of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), NUALS.

Call for Papers

We invite contributions from academicians, practitioners of the legal profession, researchers, post-graduates and under-graduate students of law.

Contributions may be in the form of articles, essays, notes, commentaries, and reviews. Submissions will be put through an exhaustive review process and published on the official website of the University (nuals.ac.in) as well as the CIPR website (ciprnuals.in)

Submission Details:

Categories of Submissions:

Articles: 5000- 7000 words
Essays: 3000-5000 words
Notes, Comments and Reviews: 1000- 3000 words

Word count is exclusive of footnotes. Longer submissions will be considered at the discretion of the editorial board.

Guidelines for Submissions

1. All submissions are to be made in the electronic form and must be sent to theiplawreview@gmail.com. Submissions must be received on or before 15th December 2019.

2. All submissions must include an abstract not exceeding 300 words.

3. Submissions must be accompanied by a brief note including the following information:
– Name
Postal Address
– Name of Institution
– Course of Study (if applicable)
– Academic Year

4. In the submission of work, the author undertakes that the work is original and has not been submitted, accepted or published elsewhere.

5. All submissions will be subject to a plagiarism check at the first stage of evaluation. If work is found to be unoriginal or plagiarized, it will be rejected in the first instance.

6. Authors will be intimated of receipt of submission within one week from the date of submission.

Formatting guidelines

1. The submission must be made in .docx/ .doc (word document) format. PDFs of submissions will not be accepted.

2. The body of the manuscript must be according to the following specifications:
– Times New Roman font
– Font Size 12
– Line spacing 1.5

3. Submissions must follow the Bluebook (20th edition) style of citation. Footnotes must be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single line spacing.

  • On acceptance of the submission, authors will be issued a certificate of publication.

Contact Info

For any queries or clarifications, reach out to us at: theiplawreview@gmail.com ;

+91-8197874621 (Pranav Valiathan Pillai, Editor-in-Chief)

Important Links

The official link is here.

The full details are here.

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