Call for Posts: Jindal Digest for Competition & Innovation Laws (Submit by Jan 10)

Call for Posts: Jindal Digest for Competition & Innovation Laws (Submit by Jan 10)

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 The platform accepts original and unpublished contributions on a rolling basis throughout the year.

We welcome original submissions from students, academics, practitioners and policy makers that provide contemporary and novel perspectives on competition law, technology laws and Intellectual Property law.

All pieces that directly cover these laws, or in some part intersect with these laws, will be considered for publication. All submissions will be double blind reviewed. Please consider the following guidelines if you wish to contribute to JDCIL.

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

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

2. Submissions must be made in a Microsoft Word doc format, written in English and be clear and concise.

3. Submissions may be in the form of:

  • Article of 1,250-1,500 words;

  • Book review of up to 750 words;

  • Note (1,000 words); or

  • Case review and summary of up to 1,000 words.

4. 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.

5. Co-authorship is permitted up to a maximum of two people.

6. 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.

7. All submissions must contain at least five relevant keywords, to be listed separately at the end of the submission document.

8. Any students' contributions will only be considered if submitted via this form. Please do not share contributions via email.

9. The editorial team will respond to all applicants within 7-days.

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.

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