Islamic Law in the News Roundup

This Ramadan, because the duration of the fast varies from city to city based on dawn-to-dust time,  the Russian city of Murmansk has the longest fasting time - a total of 18 hours. Standard Bank announced that it launched its first shar'īa discretionary trust offering. Legal experts from the UAE recently stated that a person … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Will-based Waivers of Necessary Joinder Can Bring a Sharīʿa-Derived Patent Regime into Harmony with U.S. Patent Laws

By Gizem Orbey In an earlier series of posts, I argued that that a sharīʿa-compliant patent law regime is possible and can even provide valuable new ideas for solving issues of patent co-ownership that are still extant in U.S. and international patent regimes. I also argued such a regime can be internationally harmonious even despite … Continue reading Will-based Waivers of Necessary Joinder Can Bring a Sharīʿa-Derived Patent Regime into Harmony with U.S. Patent Laws