Rami Olwan

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Copyright & IP

Software Freedom Day 2010, Melbourne, Australia

I will be a guest speaker for the Software Freedom Day that will be held at the State Library of  Victoria, Melbourne on 18 September 2010.

Confirmation of Candidature Presentation- Rami Olwan

Copyright and related issues is a much overlooked policy area in developing countries. Although low on the development agenda, copyright is important for any country aiming to increase its international trade engagement.

Global Consumer Dialogue on A2K issues, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17 February 2009

I attended recently a Global consumer Dialogue on Access to Knowledge (A2K) issues (17 February 2009) regional meeting sponsored by Consumers International (CI) Asia Pacific and Middle East office (please see the agenda of the program below).

Copyright and Bloggers – A Jordanian Perspective- A Presentation to the New Media and Law Confrence, Amman, Jordan

Copyright related issues are important for Jordan as it wants to be an active participant in the participatory media age; hence it needs to understand the implications of the digital revolution and determine appropriate legal regimes.

Conference on New Media Law & Policy, December 1-2, 2008, Amman, Jordan

The Jordan Media Strengthening Program (JMSP), a USAID funded program, Al Isra’ Private University and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania have organized a two-day conference

Open Access and Research Conference 2008

I attended a useful conference about Open Access and research Conference 2008 here in Brisbane Australia on 24-25 September 2008. 

Robert Jacobsen V. KAM Industries

Open source software refers to computer software available with its source code and under an open source license to study, change, and improve its design. Open source software applications such as Linux, Apache and Bind have become widely used by computer hackers and businesses alike, along with the expansion of the internet and the proliferation […]

Comment on Mark Lemley

I read with interest the draft paper of Stanford Law Professor Mark A. Lemley, entitled “Rationalizing Safe Harbors”. Professor Lemely is an important intellectual property (IP) name within the academia.

Creating Value: Between Commerce and Commons – CCI International Conference

Wed 25 – Fri 27 June 2008, Brisbane, Australia
I participated in a multidisciplinary conference. “The conference showcased some of the CCI’s own research projects, and featured papers from academic, business, creative or public policy specialists on many aspects of value-creation in the context of creative industries and innovation”. 

Digital Revolution and Latest Amendments to the Jordanian Copyright Law

Copyright related issues are important for developing nations as they want to be active participants in the knowledge- based global economy; hence they need to understand how the digital revolution impacts upon them and determine appropriate legal regimes.

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