Call for Papers: Journal of Innovation, Competition and Information Law: Submit by Sep 30

About the Organization

Journal of Innovation, Competition, and Information Law (JICIL) is a quarterly law journal aimed at understanding the nexus of the three areas viz. Intellectual Property Law, the legal custodian of any Innovation, Anti-Trust Laws which promote and encourage competition and IP and Information Law that binds the subject-matter of the other two laws.

This journal aims to make an effort in identifying the key areas of Intellectual Property and Competition Law that coincide or overlap each other and yet remain complementary.

About the Journal

Journal of Innovation, Competition and Information Law (JICIL) is a peer-reviewed law journal aimed at understanding the nexus between the laws relating to intellectual property rights, anti-trust, and information or data, including personally identifiable information.

This journal aims to make an effort in identifying the key areas of Intellectual Property, Competition Law, and Data Protection Laws that coincide or overlap each other and yet remain complementary.

Call for Papers

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Innovation, Competition and Information Law (JICIL) is accepting original and unpublished manuscripts in the field of Intellectual Property Rights Law, Competition Law, Information Law, including Data Protection Law, for publication in Edition VII of the Journal to be released in the month of November 2020.

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Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions can be made under any of the following categories: Articles/Research Papers/Case Comments.
  • Co-Authorship, for research papers only, is permitted up to 2 authors.
  • The contributors must adhere to the Bluebook 20th Edition citation format.
  • All Articles & Research Papers must include an abstract of not more than 350 words. Please note that the word limits are not hardcoded.
  • The submission must be accompanied by the Details of the author(s) (Title of the Submission, Name of the Author(s), Email Id, Phone & College/Affiliation, Programme Enrolled, and Year of Study, Submission Category) mentioned in the Body of the Email.
  • The name of the author(s) or affiliation should not appear in the word document containing the final submission.
  • The submissions must be the original work of the author(s). Any plagiarism will lead to outright rejection.

Word Limit

  1. Research Papers: 5000-7000 words exclusive of footnotes.
  2. Articles: 3000-5000 words exclusive of footnotes
  3. Case Comments: 2500-3000 words exclusive of footnotes.
  4. Book Reviews: 1500-2500 words exclusive of footnotes (please note that the book should have been being published within the 2018-2020 duration and must be relevant as of November 2020).

Formatting guidelines:

  1. Title of the Paper: Times New Roman, Size 16, Bold.
  2. Sub-Title: Times New Roman, Size 12.
  3. Heading 1: Times New Roman, Size 12, Bold.
  4. Heading 2: Times New Roman, Size 12, Underlined.
  5. Heading 3: Times New Roman, Size 12, Italics.
  6. Line Spacing: 1.5.
  7. Footnotes: Times New Roman, Size 10, Single Line Spacing.

Submission

Author(s) are required to send their submissions at info[at]jicil.info in a word document format (.doc/.docx).

The name of the document must be in the following format-Title of the Submission-Name of the Author. Submission must be made with the Subject of the email as ‘Submission-Edition VII (JICIL)’.

Deadline

While submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, they must be submitted latest by September 30, 2020, 11:59 pm to be considered for publication in the upcoming edition.

Contact

Ms. Aadhya Kancharla, Editor-in-chief: eic[at]jicil.info

 

The official website link of the JICIL is given here.

 

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