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