PTAB Bar Association Law Journal - Call for Articles

Posted by Jasper L. Tran, community karma 19127
We are seeking authors who are interested in contributing to the PTAB Bar Association Law Journal for our Spring 2022 issue. These member-authored works will be made available via Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Hein, as well as the PTAB Bar Association's website ( and the website of our partnering journal, the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property ( in April 2022.

Articles may delve into any aspect of PTAB practice, but generally should not address material that has already been covered by the Journal (contact us for a list of previous topics). If you are interested:

By January 31, 2022 please provide the topic of your proposed article, along with a paragraph explaining what it will cover, to Multiple topic proposals are permitted.  Please note that this is an academic journal and that all articles should be academic or practitioner-focused.  We will not accept articles intended to promote a specific product or service.

We cannot guarantee we will have adequate time to review submissions received after this deadline, however, such submissions will be considered for future issues. Once we have reviewed all proposals, we will follow up with prospective authors to let them know whether any of their proposals have been selected for the issue. If so, the final draft will be due March 9, 2022, which should run 2,000-2,500 words, exclusive of footnotes.

If you have other questions, please reach out to the Journal's Editorial Board at  We look forward to your submissions!