Call for Papers: 4th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest|| New Delhi Dec 15-17, 2015|| Deadline for Priority Application Aug 1 || Deadline for Paper Submission November 1, 2015

The theme for this year’s Congress will be “Three Decades of Openness; Two Decades of TRIPS.” We are now inviting applications to participate in the Congress, including session participation and presentations. We are also welcoming proposals for panels and workshops.

The Application form needs to be filled here.  This form is to be used to apply to participate in the Global Congress, including by making a presentation, hosting a panel or workshop, or providing a supporting grant or commitment.


August 1st: Priority Deadline for Applications- Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis, with applications made by August 1st being given first consideration. Applications after August 1st to receive travel assistance will be considered only under exceptional circumstances (these details will be collected in a subsequent form).

November 1st: All applications for session participation and paper submissions will close on November 1st.

IMPORTANT: Please note that the submission of this form does not amount to any confirmation of your participation.

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Call For Papers: NUSRL Journal of Environmental Laws and Intellectual Property Rights

The Journal has invited contributions from across the legal fraternity for research works (and other) in the field of environmental law and IPR. The Law School has also encouraged research in the interdisciplinary aspects of the aforementioned fields. The basic submission requirements are stated below. For complete details please visit the


ARTICLE: The article should be scholarly or research work in the areas of environment or intellectual property with an interdisciplinary approach within a word limit of 4000 to 7000 (excluding footnotes) mentioning introduction, conclusion or other subheadings.

NOTE: The note should be original view on any national or global current issues relating to environment or intellectual property at sociological, political, philosophical or legal standpoint within a word limit of 3000 to 4000 (excluding footnotes).

CASE COMMENT: The case comment should be with an aim of understanding the basic issues of contemporary court cases relating to environment or intellectual property rights in India or around the world within a word limit of 2000 to 3000 (excluding footnotes).

LEGISLATION ANALYSIS: The legislation analysis should be the scientific interpretation of any current or upcoming bill, Act or subordinate legislations in field of environmental law or intellectual property rights within a word limit of 2000 to 3000 (excluding footnotes).

BOOK REVIEW: The book review should be original analysis of any newly published book in national or international market relating to any issue on environmental law or intellectual property rights law within a word limit of 1000 to 2000 (excluding footnotes).

Call For Papers: NALSAR’s Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Laws Vol. VII of 2014-15 ||Deadline 31st March 2015||

The Indian Journal of Intellectual Property Law, an endeavor of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, is accepting submissions for its 7th annual publication for the year 2014-15.  Articles, essays, notes and comments can be submitted to the Journal.

Last date for submission: 11:59 pm on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015.

Topic: Intellectual property and other Interdisciplinary fields.

Eligibility: All students, practitioners and scholars of intellectual property. Under-graduate students cannot submit book reviews.

Submissions are to be mailed to and a copy marked to

Queries can be mailed to the same email-IDs.


  1. Each submission to have an abstract of not more than 350 words. There is no requirement of prior submission of the abstract.
  2. A separate document with the biographical information of the authors must also be attached, which should include the following details: Name, E-mail address, Postal Address, Name and Address of Institution, Course (if applicable) and Academic Year.
  3. Word limit:

Articles: 6000 words

Essays: 5000 words

Notes and Comments: 2500 words

  1. Format: The citation format to be used is The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Ed.). The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, size 12 and in 1.5 spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 and single spaced.

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