COPYRIGHT & INFRINGEMENT

COPYRIGHT POLICY AND INFRINGEMENT

  1. Copyright Policy: Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has been neither published nor submitted for publication, in whole or in part, either in a serial, professional journal or as a part in a book which is formally published and made available to the public. For the mutual benefit and protection of authors and publishers copyright form and covering letter will be electronically generated while submitting the manuscript to IIERJ. Since it is an electronically generated manuscript, no signature of the author is required. By accepting the terms and conditions in the covering letter and copyright form, the author abides to all the rules and regulations of the journal.
  2. Copyright Infringement: Any claims of copyright infringement should be addressed to the Editor at editor@iarsa.infobearing the subject line “Copyright Infringement”.

The claim must be sufficed by documented evidence supporting the same version as being published or copyrighted or patented by the aggrieved party before the date of publication of the concerned IIERJ articles. On receipt of the claim, the IIERJ Board, if found deemed, shall inform the IIERJ authors to provide an explanation; the discussion of which shall be transparent to both parties. The IIERJ Board reserves the sole rights to decide the validity of any such claims. After deliberation, if the claim is found justified, the concerned manuscript will be removed from all IIERJ archives and servers. Any subsequent print copies of the concerned issue will not contain the article. In case, the changes required are minimal such as inclusion of references, the authors will be intimated to do the required amendments according to the IIERJ articles correction policies. The alternative version shall undergo peer-review as any other general submission and shall be published in the same issue (number) of the concerned volume. Any claims on copyright will be addressed with the highest priority. A revert mail will be dispatched within 3 working days provided the claim is supported with documented evidence.