Call for Blogs: The IP Site by Centre for Intellectual Property Rights, NUALS: Rolling Submissions

About The CIPR

The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Kochi, established the ‘Centre for Intellectual Property Rights’ (CIPR), to promote Intellectual Property awareness among students, and to encourage research in the emerging arena of Intellectual property.

The Centre fosters R&D activities that blend with its central mission of intellectual pursuit as well as link related interdisciplinary involvement to develop an intellectual law-database, which would benefit the nation at large. The main objective of the Centre is to evolve into a flagship institution of intellectual property law studies in India.

The CIPR is proactively engaged in the organization of seminars, workshops and conferences, the publication of its flagship journal ‘The IP Law Review’, and its blog, The IP Site.

About the IP Site

The IP Site is a leading Intellectual Property Law blog, founded as an initiative of the CIPR, NUALS. Established in 2016, The IP Site is dedicated to the publication of original articles, essays and other similar resources on developments in Intellectual Property Law, to encourage and stimulate the awareness and importance of the same.

Call for Posts

They are inviting contributions from all students (including non-law students), academicians, scholars, lawyers and members of and outside the legal fraternity, to develop and enable our understanding of IPR.

They are looking for contributions on any contemporary topic or theme of IPR, that is of relevance and significance today, in its application in India and across the world.

They accept submissions on a rolling basis. Authors contributing 4 or more posts shall be awarded a Certificate from the CIPR, acknowledging their contributions.

Instructions for Submissions

Format: Blog entries must strictly be in English and in electronic form. They are further to be submitted in .doc /.docx /.odt formats only.

How to Send Them: They shall be mailed to ciprblog[at] The mail accompanying the submission shall include the following details of the author:

  • Name
  • E-mail ID
  • Contact number

Co-authorship is permitted, to the limit of 2 authors, in which case, the aforementioned details of both of whom, shall be included in the accompanying mail.

Kindly submit the Declaration Form (available at the link below) duly filled, along with the mail accompanying the submission.

Word Limit: Submissions shall not exceed 1000 words, excluding endnotes. However, as a matter of editorial discretion, this may be relaxed to 1500 words. Only endnotes are permitted. Hence, submissions shall not contain footnotes.

Presentation: Submissions are to be made in Times New Roman, font size-12, line spacing-1.5 and endnotes’ font size-10. Submissions must follow the Bluebook (20th Edition) style of citation.


  • Plagiarism (including self-plagiarism) shall entail immediate disqualification.
  • Only the first communication of your submission shall be considered. Hence, multiple submissions of the same entry, with or without modifications, shall not be acknowledged.
  • Our ‘Policy’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ are also available at the link below.

Contact Information

R. Ananthesh: Managing Editor, The IP Site

E-mail ID: ciprblog[at]


For the declaration form and further information regarding submissions, kindly click here.


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