SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

We are welcoming submissions on a rolling basis. Please adhere to the below guidelines and write to us at intellectechblog@gmail.com!

Send your submission to our email with the subject line ‘Submission – IntellecTech Blog – <title>’ as a word document. Please include one or two lines about yourself (written in third person) for us to add as author’s information.

Subject: 

The main subject area of your submission must pertain to Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, Entertainment, Telecom, Privacy, or Competition Laws. However, we would consider submissions pertaining to intersection of one of the above subject areas with other subject areas as well. We prefer analytical articles and strongly discourage merely descriptive articles.

Content:

1. Posts should be analytical in nature or discussing relevant legal developments. We welcome case analysis, statute analysis, review of any latest developments, etc.

2. Co-authorship, upto maximum two authors, is permitted.

3. The word limit should be between 700-2000 words.

4. All relevant sources must be hyperlinked with the relevant text in the body of the article.

5. For case laws, appropriate case citation should additionally be cited in the footnotes.

6. For online articles, news reports, or any academic sources, any formal citation style is acceptable (Oscola/Bluebook/Chicago/MLA/APA, etc.)

7. Plagiarism is prohibited. However, the authors are permitted to reasonably quote texts if they are appropriately cited.

8. Speaking footnotes are acceptable.

Terms & Conditions 

1. Any material submitted will be reviewed by the IntellecTech Law Team, which decides on its publication. The publication of any material submitted will be at the sole discretion of the IntellecTech Law Team.

2. We reserve the right to accept, reject or remove any material submitted for publication.

3. The authors must be the original copyright holder of the work in question and own the legal rights to use the information. As such, we have no legal liability regarding any copyright claims, but will simply remove offending articles as/when we are advised of any breaches. In particular, the authors are solely responsible for any plagiarism claims. 

4.  The authors grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to republish any material they submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format. We have the right to make it available on our website and/or media or social media, provided that due credit is given to the author.

5.  The authors agree and acknowledge that, in the process of review, we may make any editorial changes or suggestions. We confirm that in case our review goes beyond making strictly editorial changes, we shall take the author’s consent before making final such changes. 

6. Editorial changes mean and include formatting, grammatical checks, structuring, addition of any graphic media, editing citations/references/footnotes, and any other changes which do not alter the intent, meaning, conclusions, arguments of the submission.