Journals on Intellectual Property Laws

Australian Official Journal of Patents:
http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au

This is an initiative of the Australian Govt. They administer legislation that governs four types of IP rights: patents, trademarks, designs and plant breeder’s right

Albany Law School Journal of Science and Technology

(http://www.albanylawjournal.org/Pages/home.aspx )

Since its inception in 1990, the Journal of Science & Technology has developed into a nationally ranked law journal. The extensive annual legal periodical survey conducted by Washington & Lee Law School consistently ranks the Journal among the top Science and Technology Law Journals in the country in categories such as impact, total number of citations by other journals, currency, and frequency of citations by cases. In 2008, the Journal of Science & Technology was ranked #6 over-all and in a combination of citations from journals and cases among all Science and Technology student-edited journals.

American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal

(http://www.aipla.org/learningcenter/library/books/qj/Pages/default.aspx )

The AIPLA Quarterly Journal, a publication of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, is housed at the George Washington University Law School and is edited and managed by an Editorial Board of intellectual property experts and a staff of law students under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Joan Schaffner. The Quarterly Journal is dedicated to presenting materials relating to intellectual property matters and is published four times per year. Editorial Board members (all of whom are lawyers) are selected based upon demonstrated interest and experience, and student staff members are selected from the students of the GWU Law School.

Boston College of Law Intellectual Property and Technology Forum

(http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/law/st_org/iptf/ )

The Intellectual Property & Technology Forum ("Forum") at Boston College Law School is a legal publication dedicated to providing readers with rigorous, innovative scholarship, timely reporting, and ongoing discussion from the legal community concerning technology law and intellectual property. The Forum employs cutting-edge technology unique to networked publishing to supplement and expand upon the offerings of traditional legal journals. The Forum is designed, edited and published by students at Boston College Law School.

Contracting Patents: A Modern Patent Exhaustion
www.jolt.law.harvard.edu

This journal is published by Harvard Journal of law and Technology. It deals with the patent exhaustion doctrine, also known as the first sale doctrine, evolved in the United States during the late nineteenth century to accommodate the free movement of patented goods in commerce.

Copyright Bulletin:
www.unesco.org

This journal is published by UNESCO. The Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spain versions of the Bulletin is free of charge online journal. It is available in the Electronic Journals Library

Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property
http://ckjip.com/

The Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property is a student-run publication. The Journal’s mission is to present articles that analyze the fundamental issues affecting intellectual property rights, the changing climate of different areas of intellectual property especially related to advances in technology, and issues and opinions surrounding recent judicial opinions and how they may affect the future of intellectual property rights, among others. The Journal accepts submissions from all levels of authors including law students, professors and academics, and practicing professionals. Articles accepted for publication may cover any area of intellectual property including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY LAW JOURNAL

The Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Law Institute at Murdoch University is pleased to announce its launch of the Digital Technology Law Journal. The Digital Technology Law Journal is an on-line periodical that publishes refereed articles, comments and reviews on intellectual property law issues concerning the digital environment. The Digital Technology Law Journal is produced by the Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Law Institute, with the support of IMAGO Multimedia Centre. The DTLJ aims to publish papers on intellectual property law issues arising from the application of digital technology (such as multimedia, the Internet, computer hardware and software, Ecommerce, DVD and virtual reality).The DTLJ features 3 categories of contributions: Refereed articles, Comments and Reviews.

Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents (formerly: Current Opinion in Therapeutic Patents):
http://informahealthcare.com

This is published by Informa PLC. There are currently 238 issues available, published between May 1991 and December 2011.

European Journal of Law and Technology:
http://ejlt.org/

It’s an open access journal focusing on issues of law and technology in a European context.

North-western Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property:
http://www.law.northwestern.edu/journals

The North-western Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property is among the top ranked intellectual property and technology journals in the country. The Journal addresses subjects relating to intellectual property and the intersection of law and technology and publishes articles on a variety of topics including: copyright, trademark, patents, the Internet, media, telecommunications, health care, antitrust, e-discovery, and trial and litigation technology.

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (formerly: International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law)
http://www.mpg.de

This journal is published by the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Germany. It deals with copyright laws and trademark laws. It is available in the Electronic Journals Library.

International Free and Open Source Software Law Review:
www.ifosslr.org

It’s a collaborative legal publication aiming to increase knowledge and understanding among lawyers about Free and Open Source Software issues. Topics covered include copyright, licence implementation, licence interpretation, software patents, open standards, case law and statutory changes.

Indian Journal of Law and Technology
http://www.liiofindia.org/in/journals/INJILawTech /

The Indian journal of law and technology is an annual peer-reviewed law journal produced by students of the national law school of India university, Bangalore, India. It is managed and published by the law and technology committee of the student bar association at the national law school. The journal was established in 2005. The journal publishes articles, notes, and book reviews discussing legal issues on technology law in general, including e-commerce, cybercrime, biotechnology, bioethics, competition law, outsourcing, and relevant public policy, intellectual property issues posed by technology, telecommunications, and evidential technology.

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR):
www.niscair.res.in

This journal is published by NISCAIR (National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources) Online Repository Periodicals. It is also present in the Electronic Journals Library. This journal contains around 385 articles which cover various topics including IPR and agriculture, impact of Indian Patent Act, 2005 on pharmaceutical industry and so on.

Journals of Intellectual Property Rights
http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/45

This journal was started in 1996 keeping in view the importance of intellectual property rights and their protection. The objective of the journal is two-fold: firstly, to enhance communication between policy makers, organizational agents, academics, and managers on the critical understanding and research on intellectual property; secondly, to promote the development of the newly cultivated research field. The journal publishes contributed / invited articles, case studies and patent reviews; technical notes on current IPR issues; literature review; world literature on IPR; national and international IPR news, book reviews, and conference reports.

JIPITEC
http://www.jipitec.eu/

JIPITEC was founded in 2010. JIPITEC aims at providing a forum for in-depth legal analysis of current issues of intellectual property, information technology and E-commerce law with the main focus on European law. Its intention is to develop an information platform that allows authors and users to work closer together than is the case in classical law reviews. The journal will constantly revise it social media functions for this purpose. However, elements from classical law reviews, especially book reviews, bundling of articles in 2- 4 issues per year etc. will be retained.

JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/45

This journal was started in 1996 keeping in view the importance of intellectual property rights and their protection. The objective of the journal is two-fold: firstly, to enhance communication between policy makers, organizational agents, academics, and managers on the critical understanding and research on intellectual property; secondly, to promote the development of the newly cultivated research field. The journal publishes contributed / invited articles, case studies and patent reviews; technical notes on current IPR issues; literature review; world literature on IPR; national and international IPR news, book reviews, and conference reports.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
http://www.jiclt.com/index.php/jiclt

The Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology (JICLT) is a peer-reviewed free open-access scholarly journal dedicated to furthering the understanding of international commercial law and technology. It is published by the International Association of IT Lawyers (IAITL). The journal is a quarterly publication in online formats. By publishing on-line, a scholar’s research is made available more quickly and is available to those who do not have access to a well stocked research library. Submitted articles are reviewed anonymously and are subjected to a rigorous editorial process. The journal aims to stimulate research and become a major publication which will provide an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from different backgrounds to discuss the significant legal developments in commercial law and diverse aspects of information technology. We invite authors to submit original manuscripts for consideration ranging from full articles to book reviews.

JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE AND LAW
http://jpsl.org/

The Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law is an interdisciplinary forum dedicated to examining issues at the intersection of applied philosophy, science, and the law.

The Journal seeks to stimulate research and publish articles in areas including:

  • Philosophical issues associated with science policy and the growth of technology.
  • Philosophy, the legal system, and scientific evidence.
  • The influence of legal and ethical guidelines on scientific research.
  • Educational issues relating to how legal and ethical guidelines are taught within scientific fields.
  • The responsible conduct of research and research integrity.
Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review

(http://law.marquette.edu/ )

The Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review is a student-edited journal dedicated to encouraging critical, reflective thinking by scholars and practitioners regarding important cutting-edge issues in intellectual property law. The Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review provides a forum for scholarly discourse on important issues that face both domestic and international intellectual property attorneys today. Faculty advisors Bruce Boyden and Kali Murray supervise the journal and make all final publication decisions to ensure that the material published is timely and substantively appropriate.

Legal Responses to the Challenges of Sports Patents:
www.jolt.law.harvard.edu

This journal can be accessed from Harvard Journal of law and Technology. It throws light on the detailed analysis of the sports patents and the controversy surrounding it.

Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review:
www.mttlr.org

Founded in 1994, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review was one of the first law journals to use interactive media to promote informed discourse about the interrelated legal, social, business, and public policy issues raised by emerging technologies.

Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property

(http://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/njtip/ )

The Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property is among the top ranked intellectual property and technology journals in the country. The Journal addresses subjects relating to intellectual property and the intersection of law and technology and publishes articles on a variety of topics including: copyright, trademark, patents, the Internet, media, telecommunications, health care, antitrust, e-discovery, and trial and litigation technology. The online format of the Journal permits these rapidly developing issues to be addressed in a timely manner by combining scholarly analyses with an up-to-date examination of the most recent changes in intellectual property and technology law. To accomplish this goal, the Journal publishes three full issues each year and four perspectives issues. Perspectives issues contain shorter articles detailing a first perspective on a recent intellectual property or technology development or offering a new perspective on more developed issues within the law. The Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property is proud to be featured in the prestigious Intellectual Property Law Review for its publication of Inter Partes Reexamination and Improving Patent Quality by Robert Shang. Mr. Shang's article is considered among the most influential intellectual property articles published in 2009. Authors interested in publishing with the Journal should examine our submissions page. The Journal is dedicated to the analysis of the burgeoning body of academic, business, newsworthy and legal issues regarding the rapidly increasing and shifting field of intellectual property and technology law. Because intellectual property and technology law is an interdisciplinary field, this Journal addresses law at the intersection of domestic and international economics, ethics, and medicine, to name but a few, including but not limited to law and biotechnology, copyrights, the Internet, media, patents, telecommunications, and trademarks.

Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal-

(http://www.saflii.org/za/journals/PER/ )

The Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal is a publication of the Faculty of Law at North-West University, South Africa. It is a peer reviewed academic journal and is included in the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) and is therefore, an approved journal for purposes of subsidy for South African authors from 2004.The Potchefstroom Electronic Journal publishes contributions in English, Afrikaans, German and Dutch which are relevant to the theme "Development in the South African Constitutional State". This means that most contributions will concern some aspect of constitutionalism or the law relating to development. The fact that the South African constitutional state is the focus, however does not limit the content of PER to the South African legal system, since development law and constitutionalism are excellent themes for comparative work. While constitutionalism and development needs are constantly kept in mind as the main themes, contributions on any aspect or discipline of the law are welcomed, as long as the main themes are addressed.

Review of Intellectual Property Law

(http://www.jmripl.com/)

In the past decade, RIPL has experienced remarkable success, ranking as the 11th most cited technology law journal in the country according to Google analytics. Indeed, RIPL has been cited as persuasive authority by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and parties petitioning the United States Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari. As an online journal, RIPL outpaces traditional print journals by efficiently producing and electronically publishing quality articles. This provides authors with the opportunity to publish timely articles before other reviews. The high quality and timeliness of RIPL’s articles have attracted subscribers from all over the world, including the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Tanzania, Poland, England, Spain, Japan, China, and Israel. RIPL’s issues are delivered electronically to its subscribers and are available on LexisNexis and Westlaw, as well as on this website.

Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property

(http://www.law.tulane.edu/tlsjournals/jtip/index2.aspx)

The Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property (JTIP) is a student-edited, subscription-based, scholarly publication of Tulane University Law School. JTIP examines legal issues relating to technology, including topics such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, antitrust, information privacy, computer law, constitutional law, contracts, torts, and all other policy implications of law and technology in our society. JTIP's editorial members are second- and third-year law students who work under the guidance of faculty advisors. JTIP is conveniently available in print; on Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Hein Online; and we are currently working on making JTIP available through other online resources. The journal publishes annually in the fall.

University of San Francisco Law School Intellectual Property Law Bulletin

(http://www.iplb.org//)

The Intellectual Property Law Bulletin was formed in 1996 by Professor J. Thomas McCarthy, and was initially intended to provide a publishing forum for students of the USF IP Seminar class. Since that time, the Bulletin has grown into a widely-circulated legal periodical with the new mission of providing thoughtful commentary on the current developments of all aspects of intellectual property law in the United States. The Bulletin continues to publish work by USF students and faculty, as well as articles and notes by practitioners and professors unaffiliated with the University of San Francisco.

Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law

(http://ipjournal.law.wfu.edu/ )

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law, (formerly the Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal) publishes legal scholarship pertaining to a wide variety of topics within the fields of intellectual property law and business law, while attempting to focus specifically on the intersection between the two. Academics, practitioners, and students of the law look to the Journal as a source of current and historical analysis of developments in intellectual property law and its impact on the business community. Further, the Journal’s revised scope and mission attempts to create and integrate more practice friendly pieces in an attempt to become more relevant to the practicing business and legal community. The Journal is one of three legal journals at Wake Forest University School of Law. The staff of the Journal is selected based on academic performance, achievement in an annual writing competition, and in some cases prior experience in intellectual property law.