Call for Blogs: NUALS’ Intellectual Property Law Blogs: Rolling Submissions

About 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 IP SITE is a leading Intellectual Property Law blog, founded as an initiative of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) of 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 topics or themes of IPR that is of relevance and significance today, in its application, in India and across the world.

They also welcome you to share your experiences relating to IPR and how it has impacted you, on our unique platform Tryst with IP. This is an informal platform for you to share your stories on IPR with everyone, to stimulate interest and inquisitiveness in this intriguing field of law.

They undertake rolling submissions, and authors contributing 4 or more posts shall be awarded with a Certificate from CIPR, NUALS, acknowledging their contributions.

Instructions for Submission

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 (attached below) duly filled, along with the mail accompanying the submission.

Word Limit

The submission shall not exceed 1000 words, excluding endnotes. Only endnotes are permitted, hence submissions shall not contain footnotes.


Submissions are to be made in Times New Roman font, 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.

Contact Information

In case of any queries or clarifications, kindly contact:

Smruthi Prahaladan, Managing Editor, THE IP SITE

E-mail: ciprblog[at]

For the declaration form, click here.

For full details, click here.

The IP Site link is here.

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