Rami Olwan

All About CyberLaw, Copyright and Developing Countries


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.

Implementation Regulation of E-commerce in Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has issued a Regulation No 11 of 2014 for the licensing and approval of Trusted Third Parties (Certification Authorities) based on article 40 (b) of the Electronic Transaction Law No. 85 of 2001 (published in page 181 of the Official Gazette 5264/16-01–2014.

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. 

SDP 2013, Toronto, Canada

I will be attending the eleventh Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Program (OII SDP) that will be held at University of Toronto, Faculty of Information (i-school) from 8-19 July 2013.

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.

The Penguin and the Leviathan- How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest

I have read the book by Yochai Benkler entitled the “Penguin and the Leviathan- How Cooperation Triumphs over Self Interest” (Crown Business, 2011).

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