SCRIPTed is a high-quality, online, international, interdisciplinary and multi-lingual journal of peer-reviewed articles, analysis pieces, case and legislation critiques, as well as commentaries, reports, and book reviews pertaining to law, society, and technologies in the broadest sense. In furtherance of that goal, SCRIPTed’s Editorial Board is assisted by an Advisory Board of internationally-renowned experts drawn from the disciplines of intellectual property, information technology, medical law, artificial intelligence, communications law and E-commerce.

As the online journal associated with SCRIPT (the Centre for Research in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, based in the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, and established on 1 April 2002 with generous support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council), SCRIPTed draws on a thriving postgraduate community of students from around the world and benefits from the close ties of that community with the Faculty of Law.

In an effort to maximise the benefits and flexibility of online publishing, SCRIPTed now publishes its peer-reviewed articles and analysis pieces on an ongoing, rolling basis, with contributions being collated into 2-4 issues per year. Submissions are invited on any aspect of the relationships between law, policy, society, ethics, and technologies. Further assistance for authors and artists can be found in the Submission Guidelines.

Access policy

SCRIPTed is committed to open and easy access to its content.  The most recent issue of SCRIPTed can be accessed on the Current Issue page.  The full content of all previous issues can be accessed on the All Issues page.  SCRIPTed is part of the Open Access Law Program.  Its contents can be viewed in the Directory of Open Access Journals.  To receive updates concerning the site, sign up using our RSS feed.

Cookie policy

Some of the features in this website use cookies. Cookies are collected for the sole purpose of facilitating the transmission of a communication over the network and to provide the user with seamless navigation through our server.

HTTP cookies, sometimes known as web cookies or just cookies, are parcels of text sent by a server to a web browser and then sent back unchanged by the browser each time it accesses that server. HTTP cookies are used for authenticating, tracking, and maintaining specific information about users, such as site preferences and the contents of their electronic shopping carts. (This definition is taken from Wikipedia).

You can find instructions on how to delete and control cookies for several browsers here.

 

Image credits
Old College dome – byronv2
Circuit board – Yuri Samoilov
Medical equipment – Adrian Clark
Journal icon – hevngrafix.com
Archive icon – Benjamin Stawartz
Blog icon – Picol