Rami Olwan

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The ratification and implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty for VIP in the Arab Gulf States

Visually impaired persons (VIPs) have asked the international community to help end the “book famine” they face and increase the number of books available in accessible formats.

Copyright Law in the United Arab Emirates and Technological Digital Advances

Copyright law is important for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the county aims to be a leading nation in the region and globally by the Golden Jubilee of the Union.

EIPR’s Article July 2016 Issue

Sweet & Maxwell’s European Intellectual Property Review has published in its July 2016  Issue (38) (7)  at 416-436,  my article entitled “The Adoption of the American Fair Use in Gulf States – A Comparative Analysis of Author’s Exceptions in Common Law and Civil Law Countries”.

Seminar Invitation: Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies Invitation

The Office of The Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies at Sharjah University invites you to Seminar :Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights & their Economic Importance.

Copyright X 2014

I have finished an online course with Professor Terry Fisher on US Copyright Law entitled Copyright X 2014. The course is developed by the HarvardX distance-learning initiative, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. 

New Book: Intellectual Property and Development Theory and Practice

Springer Berlin Heidelberg has recently published a new book for me entitled Intellectual Property and Development Theory and Practice. Foreward by Ahmed Abdel Latif, Senior Program Manager International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Geneva.

IP New Chapter in International Trade Law and the WTO by Indira Carr (et al)

The book discusses some notable debates in the arena of international trade law and globalization. It looks at the basic structure of the WTO, its function, and decision-making, and explores key economic and legal concepts underpinning the WTO, including Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment and National Treatment.

CI Regional Meeting for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, KL, 5-7 March 2012

I attended the CI regional meeting for Asia- Pacific and the Middle East that was held in Kula Lumpur, Malaysia on 5-7 March 2012 and the Consumers in the Information Society, Access, Fairness and Representation conference that was held also in Kula Lumpur, on 8-9 March 2012.

New Book by Irwin Law: Knowledge Policy for the 21st Century: A Legal Perspective

The 21st century started with a bang, at least from the perspective of the widespread adoption of information technologies, and market hype for overvalued technology stock. There was a second bang shortly afterwards, when the bubble burst.

Blue Sky Conference, Sydney, 25 February, 2011

I attended yesterday a conference that was held in Bather’s Pavilion, Balmoral Sydney on future directions in copyright law.

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