CONVOCATORIA DE ESCRITOS PARA EL NÚMERO 10.1

  ¡Saludos cordiales!   La Revista de Derecho Mercantil de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (“Revista”) solicita la presentación de Artículos y Notas en inglés o español a ser publicados en su primer número para el Décimo Volumen de la revista (el “número 10.1”). Con motivo de la celebración de nuestro décimo aniversario, el número 10.1 se concentrará en la …

Conversatorio con José Rafael Fernández, Presidente y CEO de Oriental: Innovación en Tiempos de Crisis

Por Nilmaris Díaz Ramos La crisis económica requiere esfuerzos para tratar de mejorarla, y esto es precisamente lo que pretendía la Escuela de Derecho cuando invitó a José Rafael Fernández a ofrecer una charla a los estudiantes y miembros de la facultad. José Rafael Hernández funge actualmente como presidente y CEO de Oriental. El destacado banquero escribió una columna en …

Taller de citación de fuentes internacionales y foráneas

por Nilmaris Díaz Ramos El pasado sábado 5 de noviembre, el Business Law Journal (BLJ) de la Escuela de Derecho de la UPR, reunió a un grupo de estudiantes para ofrecerles un taller acerca de la citación de las fuentes internacionales y foráneas. Los conferenciantes y miembros del BLJ, Lorena Gely Rojas y José Ocasio Carrasquillo, tomaron las riendas y …

The W&L Law Journal Rankings are out! And the University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal did well again!

The W&L Law Journal Rankings are out! And the University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal did well again! The University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal ranks 36th among the 57 specialized, student-edited, online law journals that made it into the Washington & Lee University School of Law ranking of legal periodicals. Such a position in “the most widely …

The University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal Launches its New Webpage

The University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal Launches its New Webpage The Journal’s new webpage showcases past and current issues, symposia recordings, news and other valuable, up-to-date information. The Editorial Board of the Sixth Volume was joined by Dean Vivian Neptune-Rivera, Atty. Felipe Rodríguez-Lafontaine, CPA, Editor-in-Chief of the Second Volume, Atty. Rafael González-Ramos, Managing Editor of the Third and …

The Convergence of Design Patent Law, Trademark Law, and Copyright Law for Better Protection of Intellectual Property for Commercial Designs

The Convergence of Design Patent Law, Trademark Law, and Copyright Law for Better Protection of Intellectual Property for Commercial Designs Sebastián M. Torres Rodríguez Products, services, and brands cover all aspects of modern life. In order to be successful among costumers, it is vital to take into consideration their appearance and ornamental design, as well as their utility and functional …

Federal Labor and Employment Law 2012–2013 Term Analysis

Federal Labor and Employment Law 2012–2013 Term Analysis Sara Chico, Esq. From the several cases labor and employment cases handled by courts during the 2012–2013 term, thirty-nine cases are here summarized and discussed. Of these, five cases were determined by the United States Supreme Court and two others by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court (these will not be part of …