Author Submissions

Call for Papers and Author Guidelines

The QMJIP is a quarterly double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal by the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute and is based at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom. Building upon Queen Mary's already formidable reputation for research in intellectual property, the journal fosters academic discourse of the highest standard. It deals with both domestic and international issues, and covers the full range of substantive IP topics.

The editors seek high quality contributions of between 7,000-12,000 words from academics or practitioners working in the field. Examples of suitable topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

• Copyright/authorship issues
• Patent issues
• Trade-mark issues
• Protection of new technologies
• Software protection
• Biotechnological developments
• Licensing
• Litigation and settlement issues
• E-commerce law
• New Internet applications and developments
• Information technology law
• Jurisdictional issues
• Creative Industries
• Intellectual Property and Legal Theory
• International accords
• Opportunities for harmonisation
• Enforcement issues
• Jurisdictional comparisons
• Economic perspectives on intellectual property rights and developments
• Competition, human rights, health, and environmental law issues as they relate to intellectual property.

Submissions and editorial queries should be sent to Johanna Gibson - Editor in Chief:
Book review submissions should be sent to Shane Burke:

Style/Submissions Guide 

Article manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with our house style guidelines: QMJIP Guidance

The final version of your article should be accompanied by a completed copy of the Author Information Form: QMJIP Author Information Form

Terms of publication

If your article is accepted for publication, you will be asked to sign our standard Contributor Agreement: QMJIP Licence to Publish