Rami Olwan

All About CyberLaw, Copyright and Developing Countries

Global Intellectual Property Index 2015

The Global Intellectual Property Center located in Washington, D.C has released its third edition of the Global Intellectual Property Index for 2015. The report is entitled “UP: Unlimited Potential”.

IIPLA Annual Congress, 5-6 Jan 2015, Dubai

The International Intellectual Property Association (IIPLA) is holding its Annual Congress of 2015 on 5-6 January 2015 in Dubai LeMéridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference main theme is “Accelerating International Intellectual Property Cooperation”.

UAE Accession to Visually Impaired Treaty

One of the main reasons that inhibit blind and visually impaired persons (VIPs) from accessing works including books, journals and movies is national copyright laws that differ from one country to another allowing in some countries texts to be translated, but prohibiting its distribution and sharing through any communication medium including the Internet.

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.

Notification from UAE Patent Office

The director of the Industrial Property Department (UAE Patent Office) Mr. Khalfan Ahmed Al-Suwaidi has asked any applicant who wish to proceed with their patent application to pay their fees for search and substantive examination.

IP in the Middle East Conference, 29-30 September 2014

IBC Legal is holding its third annual IP in the Middle East workshop in Dubai on 29-30 September 2014.The speakers of this event are lawyers and practitioners working in the field of IP laws in the UAE.

IP Leadership Forum, New Delhi, 10-13 January, 2015

‘IP Leadership Forum’ will be held on 10-13 January 2015 at Le Meridian hotel, New Delhi. The theme of the conference is “IP as a commercial tool in designing the Future”. 

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. 

Haia goes after cybercriminals

There has been an interesting development in the activities of the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) with the creation of a specialized department to tackle cybercrimes.

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