The John Marshall Law School
315 S. Plymouth Court Chicago, IL 60604 USA (312) 427-2737 ext. 567 CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 11, 2011

The Third Annual Special Issue and Symposium for the Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) is to take place on Thursday, April 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is an honor for RIPL to invite the world’s practitioners and scholars in the field of intellectual property to write and present on the general theme of “Intellectual Property Law of China and the United States” and subthemes that cover the implementation of the new Chinese patent, copyright and trademark laws and theoretical or practical aspects of the cooperation of the IP laws of the United States and China. The Special Issue and Symposium aims to gather professionals and scholars from many disciplines, including IP, international law, international business, ethics, and economic theory. The symposium will bring together an inspiring group of individuals to publish their writings in our journal in Spring 2012 and present their works at the symposium on April 19, 2012. RIPL is pleased to extend an invitation to you to propose a paper on any topic encompassed by the theme of, “Intellectual Property Law of China and the United States.” Proposals are due by November 11, 2011, submitted to the Symposium Editor, Felisa Leisinger via email: If your proposal is selected, your work will be published in RIPL’s Spring 2012 issue and you will present your work at the symposium on April 19, 2012. We would like to thank you in advance for your time and participation, and look forward to your submission.


Felisa L. Leisinger Symposium Editor

Submission Guidelines Proposals are due November 11, 2011 Preference will be given to more fully developed proposals. If your proposal is selected, the completed submission will be due January 20, 2012 to be included in the Third Annual Special Issue. Additionally, you will be invited to speak at the corresponding Symposium on April 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois at The John Marshall Law School. Original Works Submissions that have been previously published will not be considered for inclusion in the RIPL Special Issue or Symposium. Format Please submit written works in a Word or text file. Submissions should be double-spaced, font size 12 points. Length Clear, concise, and well-organized papers of any length may be submitted. RIPL articles are typically around 25 pages. For questions regarding submissions, contact Symposium Editor Felisa Leisinger at

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