2003 - present
University of Puerto Rico Law School
Assistant Professor 2003-2006 Associate Professor 2006-present*
* on leave from Fall 2007 - Spring 2011 (graduate studies)
Copyright Law; Constitutional Law; Cyberlaw; Jurisprudence; Intellectual Property Theory; Privacy and Technology; Constitutional Law Seminar: The Constitution inCyberspace; Copyright Law and Freedom of Speech in a Digital Context; AdministrativeLaw
Founder, UPR Law School New Technologies, Intellectual Property and Society Clinic(http://cyberclinicpr.org); Co-Lead, Creative Commons Puerto Rico(http://pr.creativecommons.org)
July 2012 – December 2012
Puerto Rico Electoral Commission (CEE), Technical Advisory Board
Evaluates all technical projects and information services at the CEE from a technological andpolicy standpoint.
2005 - 2007Department of Justice of Puerto Rico
Special Advisor to the Secretary of Justice
Constitutional law, administrative law and public policy advisor.
Aponte Hernández v. Acevedo Vilá
, 2006 TSPR 24, February 16, 2006 (P.R. S.Ct.);
Díaz Saldaña v. Acevedo Vilá
, 2005 TSPR 108, June 30, 2006 (P.R. S.Ct.);
Commonwealth of PuertoRico v. United States
, 06-2449, ___ F.3d ___ (1
Cir. 2007), 2007WL1723387.
June 2006 – June 2007Governmental Advisory Committee, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names andNumbers
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Representative
2002-2003Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General
Assistant Solicitor General
Appellate litigation. Sample cases:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Rodríguez,
322 F.3d 747 (1st Cir 2003);
Badillo-Santiago v. Naviera-Merly
, 378 F.3d. 1 (1st Cir. 2004).
2000-2001Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
Clerk, Hon. Federico Hernández-Denton, Associate Judge (currently Chief Justice).