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How to Submit an Article for Publication in NLB

Articles to be submitted for consideration should be e-mailed to Andy Baluch at . Please put "NLB Article Submission" in the subject line of your e-mail.

Note: Nanotechnology Law & Business is a peer reviewed journal. Submissions are circulated for review by professionals in the field, and authors are provided with feedback on content and style. The editorial staff copy edits and formats articles for both web and print publication.


Nanotechnology Law & Business uses footnotes rather than endnotes. It is the author’s responsibility to provide complete references with the necessary information. Each citation reference should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (17th ed. 2000). If the author is not familiar with The Bluebook, Nanotechnology Law & Business will provide editorial support and format the manuscript for the author.

Commonly Cited Sources Cases: Generally, citations to cases should cite to a particular reporter or service where the case can be located. Required information: Case name, Reporter number Reporter First pg number of Case, Pinpoint Page Number (Court deciding Case Date). Example: XYZ Corp. v. ABC, Inc., 348 F.2d 451 (E.D. La. 1999).

Periodical Materials: Consecutively paginated journals: Author(s), Article Name, Journal Volume # JOURNAL First page of Article, Pinpoint page (date). Example: John J. Molenda, The Importance of Defining Novel Terms in Patenting Nanotech Inventions, 1 NANOTECH. L. & BUS. 174 (2004). For non-consecutively paginated journals, the following information is required: Author, Article Title, month/year, at page #. Example: John P. Doe, What’s Next, ANYWHERE TODAY, Jan. 1, 2001, at 77.

Books: Required information: AUTHOR, BOOK TITLE page # (date). Citations to books with more than one edition or to books with editors should conform to Rule 15 of The Bluebook. Internet Sources: Citation to internet sources should enable the reader to clearly and unambiguously access the source actually used. See Rule 18.2 of The Bluebook for more complete information.

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