The Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal seeks the submission of
article manuscripts to consider for publication. The Journal is the
official publication of the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law
Section and is managed and edited by students of The University of Texas
School of Law. The Journal is dedicated to all aspects of
intellectual property law on a national and state level. The Journal focuses on issues of interest to academics and practitioners on topics such
as patents, copyrights, trademarks, entertainment law, trade secrets and unfair competition.
Manuscripts must be submitted electronically to the attention of the Executive Submissions Editor
at firstname.lastname@example.org. An electronic copy will be requested of any author who submits a printed copy of an article.
- Topics must relate to some area of intellectual property and must have
some relevance for Texas legal practitioners or academics.
- Articles must provide new or useful additions to or a unique
perspective on intellectual property scholarship.
- Articles must be written in a style suitable for a law journal.
- Citations must be in footnote form rather than endnote form.
- Articles must be at least 25 double-spaced pages in length.
- Citations should conform to the latest edition of The Bluebook: A
Uniform System of Citation
- Submissions must include a list of the author's credentials. Such
credentials should include an author's status as a practitioner or
position in academia. Students should include their class year and the
name of their school.
- The Journal will not publish articles that have already enjoyed a wide
general distribution or a wide distribution in Texas. The Journal staff
considers the scope of distribution on a case-by-case basis.
- Ideally, articles should be between 30 and 80 pages in length. However, longer articles will be accepted.
- Articles should include a table of contents and an abstract at the
time of submission.
- Footnotes should be written using the automatic footnote tool of
- Articles should be submitted in Microsoft® Word format.
About the Submissions Committee
The Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal's Submissions Committee
is composed of students at The University of Texas School of Law, as well as
practitioners and academics who work with intellectual property law.