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Call for Papers


Deadline: June 15, 2014

The Sixth Annual Symposium for The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) is to take place on Friday, October 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA at The John Marshall Law School.

RIPL is pleased to extend an invitation to you to propose a paper on any topic encompassed by the theme of “Art meets Law: The Intersection of Art and Intellectual Property.”  The Symposium will bring together an inspiring group of individuals to publish their writings in our journal in the 2015 RIPL Symposium Issue and present their works at the symposium.

Submission Guidelines

Please submit a proposal by June 15, 2014 to the Symposium Editor, Amy Taylor via email at the address listed below.  Submissions should be Word or text files, double-spaced, font size 12 points.  Accepted papers will be published and authors may be invited to present their works at the Symposium.

For questions regarding submissions, contact Symposium Editor Amy Taylor at

RIPL is an honors law review comprised of top students participating in the internationally recognized IP program at the John Marshall Law School.  RIPL is available in libraries across the world and is published online.  These students have a variety of IP backgrounds, experience in trade secret, patent, trademark, and copyright law, and an extensive amount of editing experience. Since our foundation, RIPL has earned accolades and judicial citation by publishing reputable authors, including Justice John Paul Stevens, Chief Judge Paul Michel, Judge Richard Linn and Donald Chisum.



Amy Taylor

Symposium EditorThe John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Lawataylor02@law.jmls.edu847-997-2171