Essay Competition

The Indian Journal of Law and Technology, in collaboration with civil society in the area of law and technology, organises an annual essay competition to promote awareness and scholarship in the field. To encourage participation amongst young law students, a special ‘Best First Year Student Essay’ prize is also awarded. Submissions are judges by experts in the field, based on the current themes for the competition. Winning entries are also considered for publication in the subsequent issue of the journal.

2nd IJLT-SFLC Law & Technology Essay Competition 2014
THEMES
  • The Future of Internet Governance: Multilateralism or Multistakeholderism or a third path?
  • Bitcoins – a viable currency? Regulatory and legal issues.

PRIZES:

I Prize: Rs. 15,000

IInd Prize: Rs. 10,500

IIIrd Prize: Rs. 7,500

Best First Year Student Essay: Rs. 5,000

The winning law essay shall also be considered for publication in the next issue of IJLT, in accordance with the Editorial Policy.

IJLT-SFLC LAW & TECHNOLOGY ESSAY COMPETITION
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THEMES
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Software Patent Litigation- A waste of time and Money.
  • INTERNET GOVERNANCE Network Neutrality – Can the Competition Law in India ensure a level playing field?
  • OPENNESS & ACCESSIBILITY Government support for Open Source & Open Access – Need for a legal framework to ensure Access to knowledge
  • PRIVACY If You’re Not Paying For It, You Are the Product Being Sold’ – Privacy Issues on the Internet

PRIZES:

I Prize: Rs. 10,000

IInd Prize: Rs. 7,500

IIIrd Prize: Rs. 5,000

Best First Year Student Essay: 2,500

DEADLINE:

15th March, 2013

RESULTS:
AWARD NAME UNIVERSITY YEAR
Best First Year Student Submission Atharva Samir Sontakke Gujarat National Law University 1st Year
1st Prize Aradhya Sethia NLSIU, Bangalore 1st Year
2nd Prize Danish NUALS, Kochi 3rd Year
3rd Prize Vaibhav Parikh Gujarat National Law University 3rd Year
IJLT-CIS ANNUAL LAW ESSAY COMPETITION
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THEMES
  • Criminality And Second Life: Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde.
  • Trademark And The Internet: Cybersquatting To The Google.
  • Adwords-Consim Controversy – Reasonable Limits To Trademark Protection.
  • 3G Services And Spectrum Allocation: Fair Competition, Welfare And Freedom Of Speech And Commerce On The Airwaves.
  • Easier To Be Criminals: Judicial And Legislative Responses To Cyber Crime In India.

PRIZES:

Ist Prize: Rs.7,500

IInd Prize: Rs. 5,000

IIIrd Prize: Rs. 4,000

DEADLINE:

23rd January, 2010