ITechLaw 2010 European Conference

28–29 October 2010 • Berlin, Germany • Hotel Adlon Kempinski

Jaime Ángeles
Partner, Oficina Angeles & Lugo Lovatón; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Jaime R. Ángeles specializes in corporate law and intellectual property law, especially for IT/e-commerce and including unfair competition and a vast litigation experience in these fields.

An important part of Mr. Ángeles’ professional work consists in advising clients that include worldwide leading information technologies and entertainment companies, companies with world-famous fashion trademarks, start-ups, and national and international companies in the fields of his experience.

He has advised the Dominican Government, including some of its agencies, on the negotiation, implementation of international trade agreements: TRIPS and DR-CAFTA.  In 1997-1998 he was part of the official Governmental commission that drafted bills on Antitrust, Unfair Competition, Industrial Property, Intellectual Property and Consumer Protection.

Mr. Ángeles publishes specialist articles on IP and IT, and is the author of "Electronic Commerce: From the American perspective to an international view," UNESCO Editions, 2005.  He has written and presented essays and papers on intellectual property, TRIPS, commercial legislation and electronic commerce, and has been a panelist in several international conferences, including those organized by the International Technology Law Association, US Patent and Trademark Office, Dominican Association of Intellectual Property (of which Mr. Ángeles is a former President and member of the board). Mr. Ángeles currently serves on the Board of Directors of ITechLaw.

He is very active in ASIPI (Interamerican Intellectual Property Association) where he co-chairs the Copyright Committee, and in INTA, in which he is a member of the Internet Committee.

Mr. Ángeles has been considered in the last three years by Chambers and Partners as the leading IP attorney in the Dominican Republic.