Call for Posts: The NUALS's Centre for IPR blog, the IP Site

The blog, run by the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), is called The IP Site.
Call for Posts: The NUALS's Centre for IPR blog, the IP Site

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.

CIPR is proactively engaged in the organization of seminars, workshops and conferences, publishing 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

Contributions are invited 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.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. Authors contributing 4 or more posts shall be awarded a Certificate from the CIPR, acknowledging their contributions.

Instructions for Submissions


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 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 1,000 words (excluding endnotes). However, as a matter of editorial discretion, this may be relaxed to 1,500 words. Only endnotes are permitted.


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

In case of any queries or clarifications, kindly contact:

R. Ananthesh, Managing Editor at The IP Site


For the declaration form and further information regarding submissions, kindly visit:

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