Practice Areas: Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law; patents (drafting, prosecuting, enforcing), copyrights, unfair competition, trademarks, domain names; litigation at the administrative, appeals and constitutional levels, of technology and IP related cases; antipiracy, media law, software, transactional and ADR.
Professional Memberships: American Chamber of Commerce Mexico (AMCHAM), IP Committee. Vicepresident 2008-2009, President, 2009-to date. Licensing Executives Society ( LES ) Member of the Board 2009; ; Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI); Founder and President of the Information and Communications Technologies Committee 2003-2008; Mexican Software Consortium. Vice President. 2006-to date; Mexican Bar Association. Chair of the Information and Communications Technologies ( ICT ) Subcommittee 2008-2012; Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Councilor of the GNSO (IPC Representative). 2004-06; Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC) of ICANN. Vice-President. 2002; American Bar Association (ABA); British Chamber of Commerce. Member of the Health Sciences Group; Advisor to the National Institute of Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN) 2010-to date; International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 2000-to date; e-crime 2005-to date.
Career: TSURU, MORALES ISLA ABOGADOS, S.C. 2008-to date, Founding Partner, Director, Intellectual Property, Technology, and Cyberlaw practice ; BELLO, GALLARDO, MORALES Y TSURU, S.C. 2001-2008, Founding Partner, Director, Intellectual Property, Technology, and Cyberlaw practice; BUSINESS SOFTWARE ALLIANCE (BSA), 2004-to date, Country Manager, Mexico; WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION (WIPO), 2000- to date, Panelist and Arbiter, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy; SOTO, ESCALANTE Y PONTONES, S.C. 1998-2001, Intellectual Property Attorney, Head of the New Technologies and Cyberlaw Team; BREMER, QUINTANA, OBREGON Y MANCERA, S.C. 1996-98, Intern.
Personal: The George Washington University Law School. 2004. Washington, D.C. S.J.D. Candidate. Dissertation: A Model for a Secure Distribution of Copyrighted Materials in the Digital Realm. Harvard Law School. Berkman Center for Internet and Society. 2002, 04. Cambridge, MA. Internet Law Program; The George Washington University Law School. 2001-2002. Washington, DC LLM Intellectual Property Law; Recipient of the 2002 Thelma Weaver Memorial Award to the outstanding foreign LL.M. student of the class; World Intellectual Property Organization. 2000 Geneva, Switzerland. Workshop for Arbitrators; ITAM. Mexico City, Mexico. Diploma: Intellectual Property Law. Universidad Iberoamericana Law School. 1992-97. Mexico City, Mexico. Law Degree (LLB).