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 laws. Through this forum, the platform aims to fill in a critical lacuna by providing accessible yet quality-driven literature focusing on the rapid legal developments in this sphere. You can check out their website here : CLICK HERE
JDCIL accepts original and unpublished contributions on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Indicative List of Topics
Please find below an indicative list of subject matter that can be covered (please note that the list is indicative and not exhaustive):
- Contemporary developments in antitrust law in India, EU, US, and other jurisdictions
- Comparative studies of Competition, Technology and IP Law
- Big Data
- Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
- Standard Essential Patents
- Data Protection & Privacy (In the context of increased reliance on cloud computing software, Aarogya Setu, Aadhar, etc)
- Internet of Things: From the perspective of network effects, horizontal integration and smart devices
- Cryptocurrency: India’s current Crypto-currency bill, comparison to EU & US Law, Big Tech entering the Crypto market
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS
The JDCIL blog accepts original pieces only. Submissions must be clear and concise must be written in English. All submissions must comply with the following guidelines :
1) Submissions may be in the form of:
a) an article of 1250-1500 words; b) a book review of up to 750 words; c) a note (1000 words); or d) a case review and summary of up to 1000 words.
2) Submissions must adhere to the following formatting requirements
a) Font size 12-point, single spaced. b) Wherever statutes, case laws, academic works, or any other sources are being used, in-text hyperlinks must be provided. c) Citations must be endnotes, not footnotes. Citation must be in a common and consistent style. d) Title can consist of no more than 12 words.
3) Co-authorship is permitted up to a maximum of two people.
4) 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.
5) All submissions must contain at least five relevant keywords, to be listed separately at the end of the submission document.
6) Any students’ contributions will only be considered if submitted via the form link shared below. Please do not share contributions via email.
7) 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 –
Please reach out at [email protected] They will respond to you within 2-3 days! Your mail must mention your name, University (if any) and designation (student, professor, etc) for us to respond accordingly.