Bashar H. Malkawi

Bashar H. Malkawi

Bashar H. Malkawi
College of Law
University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Bashar H. Malkawi is Professor of Commercial Law at University of Sharjah, where he teaches courses in international trade law, intellectual property and business transactions. He received his S.J.D from American University, Washington College of Law in 2005, and LLM in International Trade Law from University of Arizona in 2001. He has also taught at the Hashemite University-Jordan (2005-2010) and the International University College of Turin, Italy (summer 2009-2010).

Research Interest

His research agenda focuses on the role of the World Trade Organization, regional trade agreements, Arab economic integration, with specific projects examining Arab countries\' participation in the WTO dispute settlement mechanism, the application of international law theory to WTO, and the global regulation of intellectual property.