Firm Name: Jaime Angeles Law Office
Jurisdiction: Dominican Republic
Practice Area: Advertising Law
Jaime R. Angeles specializing in corporate law and intellectual property, with a strong emphasis on Technology Law (Information Technology) and electronic commerce in general, including unfair competition and litigation experience in these areas.
An important part of their professional work involves drafting and negotiating contracts for technology companies, such as confidentiality agreements and licensing.
Jaime Angeles in 1997-1998 was appointed by the President of the Dominican Republic as an official member of the Commission to work on the draft Code of Market Orders, which proposed laws are in force today, all materials generated by the project: Intellectual Property, Consumer Protection, Unfair Competition and Free Competition.
Mr. Angeles also participated in discussions on the drafting of various legal instruments:
Implementation Act of DR-CAFTA
Law Against Crimes and High Tech Crime No. 53-07
Documents and Digital Signatures No. 126-02
Regulations for Implementation of the Law 65-00 on Copyright
Jaime Angeles, has published articles in their areas of experiticios in national and international publications, including a UNESCO publication in 2005, “Electronic Commerce: From an American perspective to an international vision.”
He has been Professor of Commercial Law, Contracts, E-Commerce in both the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra in Santo Domingo and Santiago (PUCMM). Presently teaches Intellectual Property.
Mr. Angeles is a frequent panelist at international conferences, most recently in Paris last June, where he lectured on virtual worlds and Intellectual Property in an activity of the International Federation of Computer Law (IFCLA), spoke in 2000, 2002 and 2004 in Buenos Aires, Paris, Santo Domingo and Amsterdam events of the Computer Law Association (now ITECHLAW) UNESCO workshops in the Cyber Space Law, 1998, Lectures at the Office of Patents and Trademarks United States (USPTO) (1986 and 2000); CCLA Conference in Miami, Florida (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000 and 2001).
Periodically coordinates seminars on crime and high-tech crimes and intellectual property for the Foundation for Institutionalism and Justice (FINJUS).
He has also had the opportunity to speak at seminars and workshops organized by the Supreme Court of the Domincan Republic (1995-1997 and 2001) and in workshops for judges and prosecutors in Honduras 2000 and 2004 in El Salvador and Guatemala.