Journal of Social Sciences

Intellectual Property Rights Legislation and Computer Software Piracy in Jordan

Saleh A. Sharari

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2006.7.13

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 1

Pages 7-13


This paper presents a serious worldwide problem, namely, computer software piracy and its impact on global economy, in general, and Jordanian economy, in particular. The paper also presents a detailed analysis of the Jordanian IPR legislation and Jordan's commitment to international and bilateral agreements with regards to this issue. Finally, the research proposes a number of recommendations on how Jordan can combat this problem and improves the enforcement of IPR legislations in the country.


© 2006 Saleh A. Sharari. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.