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Bashar Malkawi

Country of origin: Jordan Currently in: United Arab Emirates, Sharjah General field of specialization: Social and Economic Sciences
Academic Background


2005 Doctorate Social and Economic Sciences
2001 Master Social and Economic Sciences
1999 Undergraduate Social and Economic Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Social and Economic Sciences

interests cover the field of WTO/GATT and consist of interrelated streams of inquiry on preferential trade agreements and megaregional agreements, international trade policy, and the capacity of Arab countries to engage with international economic law.

Research Keywords: 
International trade
economic integration
Intellectual property
business law

Publications resulting from Research: 

Refereed Publications

Bashar H. Malkawi, The Design and Operation of Rules of Origin in Greater Arab Free Trade Area: Challenges of Implementation and Reform, 53 Journal of World Trade 243-272 (2019).

Bashar H. Malkawi, The Contents and Features of Dispute Settlement under US-Jordan FTA: An Appraisal, 15 Manchester Journal of International Economic Law 167-189 (2018).

Bashar H. Malkawi, Arab Countries' (Under) Participation in the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism, 14 Flinders Law Journal 1-35 (2012).

Bashar H. Malkawi, Come and Go? How Temporary Visa Works under U.S. Bilateral Trade Agreements with Arab countries, 24 Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law 145-158 (2010).

Bashar H. Malkawi, Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Varieties in Jordan, 11 Journal of World Intellectual Property 120-138 (2008).

Bashar H. Malkawi, Arbitration and the World Trade Organization—The Forgotten Provisions of Article 25 of the Dispute Settlement Understanding, 24 Journal of International Arbitration 173-188 (2007).

Bashar H. Malkawi, Anatomy of the Case of Arab countries and the WTO, 20 Arab Law Quarterly 110-151 (2006).

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Implementing the College of Law's mission by promoting excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service; developing supportive relationships with alumni, the legal and business communities; working effectively with faculty, staff, and students; managing its budget; and executing its affairs in accordance with all applicable laws, accreditation requirements, and Board of Trustees and University policies.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2002 Washington, D.C, United States Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, International Economic Law Group (IELG)


Economic Research Forum (ERF),
International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property

Presentation given

Bashar H. Malkawi, China's Industrial Policy: Lessons Learnt
Event: Jindal Centre for the Global South Webinars Series on Legal Studies and the Global South
Bashar H. Malkawi, Guest Lecturer: Law Creation and Application: Comparison between the U.S. and UAE
NYU Abu Dhabi
Event: the Legal Studies Program
Parallel Imports, Trademarks Law, and Agency Regulation: The Controversy in Jordan
Bashar H. Malkawi,
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Event: Workshop on Intellectual Property in the New Era in the GCC States: Enforcement and Opportunity, Annual Gulf Research Meeting
Bashar H. Malkawi, Using ADR in Intellectual Property Disputes in Jordan
California Western School of Law, San Diego-California, United States
Event: Symposium on ADR Trends in IP Litigation
Bashar H. Malkawi, But what about Women? Gender Disquiet in International Trade in Arab Countries
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Event: "Women in Business Law and International Trade" Course
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jun 2013
Annual Incentive Award for Distinguished Faculty Members in Scientific Research
The university-wide award is given to recognize research productivity and quality during the past two years preceding the award date and which are submitted in competition with other University of Sharjah faculty members

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