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SpicyIP announces Annual Fellowship 2015-16

Sukriti Singh
8 Dec 2014 5:32 AM GMT
SpicyIP announces Annual Fellowship 2015-16
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SpicyIP, India’s premier blog, founded in 2005 by Prof. Shamnad Basheer on intellectual property (IP) and innovation law and policy. It has announced the 3rd edition of the SpicyIP Annual Fellowship – for the year 2015-16.The fellowship carries a stipend of Rs 15,000/-. All the fellows from the year before have been asked to stay back as staff.


  • Anybody is welcome to apply.
  • To be considered for the Fellowship, each applicant must submit at least 3 guest posts within the period from 8th December, 2014 to 16th January, 2015.
  • These guest posts must pass our standard editorial check for the blog which include:
  • An upper word limit of 900 words per post.
  • Clarity of language
  • Strong analysis
  • Relevance of topic i.e. – relevance of the post to the Indian IP landscape, (even if not directly about an Indian development). If you’re not sure whether your topic will be suitable – you can check with me at
  • Posts on current events will be preferred but conceptual and purely analytical posts will be accepted too.
  • If a specific topic has already been covered on the blog, then the post will not be carried unless it brings in a new angle or overlooked aspect.

How to apply?

  • Fellows will be chosen based on quality of guest posts submitted to us over a 6 week period from 8th December, 2014 to 16th January, 2014.
  • At least three guest posts per applicant need to be submitted in this 6 week period.
  • These guest posts are to be submitted to “” with “fellowship” in the subject line. [Edit: There seems to be some problem with this id currently. Till we fix this, you can mail in your entries to if you are not able to get through to this id. Apologies for the inconvenience.]

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