2016 NEW MATTER AUTHOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
1. TOPIC AND LENGTH
Articles should be on topics of interest to a significant number of IP lawyers and in the range of 1500-5000 words long. Acceptable types of articles include reasoned opinion, practice tips, and scholarly analysis. The articles must be within the bounds of good taste and must have accurate references, using Harvard Bluebook formatting. Acceptance of the article will depend on whether the article fits in with the overall coverage and topics of other articles, timeliness, editorial schedule, etc.
2. INITIAL SUBMISSION
Contact the Acquisition Editor to discuss whether your topic fits New Matter editorial policy, is a good fit for the issue with regard to topic, and is timely submitted. By way of example, a recent case analysis and discussion article may have already been accepted by another author.