Call for Blogs: Jindal Digest for Competition and Innovation Laws [JDCIL]: Rolling Submissions

About JDCIL

The Jindal Digest for Competition and Innovation Laws is a student-edited, interdisciplinary, legal blog which aims to provide an expansive view of the contemporary developments in antitrust, intellectual property and technology law.

Through this forum, they aim fill in a critical lacuna by providing accessible, yet quality-driven literature focusing on the rapid -legal developments in this sphere. They are excited to invite our readers to join us in this journey with their contributions. The platform accepts original and unpublished contributions on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Indicative List of Topics

Please find below an indicative list of subject matter that they invite contributions on (please note that the list is merely indicative, they accept any theme on Competition, IP and Technology laws and its ancillary fields):

  1. Developments in Indian, EU and US Competition Law
  2. Comparative studies of Competition and Technology Law
  3. Big Data
  4. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
  5. Standard Essential Patents
  6. IPR and antitrust law
  7. Block-Chain
  8. Data Protection & Privacy (In the context of increased reliance on cloud computing software, Aarogya Setu, Aadhar, etc)
  9. Internet of Things: From the perspective of network effects, horizontal integration, and smart devices
  10. Cryptocurrency: India’s current Crypto-currency bill, comparison to EU & US Law, Big Tech entering the Crypto market
  11. E-Sports
  12. E-Retailing

Guidelines for Submissions

The JDCIL blog accepts original submissions on a rolling basis pertaining to competition law, technology law, and intellectual property rights.

Submissions must be written in English and be clear and concise.

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Submissions may be in the form of:

  • Article of 1250-1500 words;
  • Book review of up to 750 words;
  • Note (1000 words); or
  • Case review and summary of up to 1000 words.

Submissions must adhere to the following formatting requirements:

  • Font size 12-point, single-spaced.
  • Wherever statutes, case laws, academic works, or any other sources are being used, in-text hyperlinks must be provided.
  • Citations must be endnotes, not footnotes. Citation must be in a common and consistent style.
  • Title can consist of no more than 12 words.
  • Co-authorship is permitted up to a maximum of two people.
  • All work shared on the JDCIL blog may be cross-posted, subject to the condition that this includes an acknowledgement that JDCIL originally published the piece.
  • All submissions must contain at least five relevant keywords, to be listed separately at the end of the submission document.
  • The editorial team will respond to all applicants within 7-days.

Disclaimer

By virtue of their submission, the authors confirm that their work is original, and that it has not been copied or plagiarized from other works. The author must disclose any actual or potential conflicts of interests with regard to the subject matter of their contribution.

The Editors of the Blog reserve the absolute discretion in determining whether the contribution is accepted or requires to be revised before being published. The authors must include the suggested revisions if their contribution is to be published. The discretion to provide feedback is retained by the editors based on the volume of contributions.

How to Submit?

Interested authors wishing to publish their contribution on the platform must upload their submission along with the necessary details on this form.

Contact Details

Please reach out at jdcil[at]jgu.edu.in. They will respond to you within 2-3 days! Your mail must mention your name, University (if any) and designation (student, professor, etc) for us to respond accordingly.

 

For further details on the articles and posts please visit the website, here: https://jindaldigest.weebly.com

 

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