LL.M. in International Legal Studies, Georgetown; Master in Public Law, University of Chile

Before arriving at Georgetown Law, Alberto was a researcher and tenure professor at the University of Chile and a legal adviser for several public services, intergovernmental bodies, and non-profit organizations on human rights and Internet regulation. His areas of interest are Human Rights, Computer Law, Intellectual Property, and Access to Justice. As a Fulbright Commission scholar, his doctoral dissertation focuses on challenges to human rights in the online environment facing copyright regulation in Latin America. Alberto is working under the supervision of Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

Publications
  • Cyber Law in Chile, in International Encyclopaedia of Laws (The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2013) (forthcoming).

  • Beyond the Unrealistic Solution for Development Provided by the Appendix of the Berne Convention on Copyright, in Journal of Copyright Society of the USA, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2013 (forthcoming).

  • Internet Freedom No Es Suficiente: Hacia Una Internet Fundada en los Derechos Humanos [“Internet Freedom Isn`t Enough: Through a Comprehensive Human Rights Approach for Internet”], in SUR – Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos, Vol. 18, 2013 (Brazil) (forthcoming).

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and New Governance on International Trade, in 20 Public Diplomacy Magazine 39 (2013). Link

  • Neutralidad de la Red y Libertad de Expresión [“Internet Neutrality and Free Speech”], in 4 Cuestión de Derechos (Argentina) 67 (2013). Link

  • Una Excepción a los Derechos Autorales para la Comunicación Pública de Obras por Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas [“A Copyright Exception for Public Communication by Small and Medium Businesses”], in 40 Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile) 75 (2013). Link

  • Copyright Convergence in the Andean Community of Nations, in 20 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 429 (2012).

  • Protección de Datos Personales y Prestación de Servicios en Línea en América Latina [Personal Data Protection and Online Services in Latin America], in Eduardo A. Bertoni (ed.), Hacia una Internet Libre de Censura: Propuestas para América Latina  [Towards an Internet Free of Censorship: Proposals for Latin America] (Argentina: Universidad de Palermo, 2012), pp. 165-180. Link

  • Derechos de Autor y Desarrollo: Más Allá de la Ilusoria Solución Provista en el Anexo del Convenio de Berna, in 38 Revista de Derecho de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile) 181 (2012). Link

  • Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights by Diminishing Privacy: How the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Jeopardizes the Right to Privacy", in 26 American University International Law Review 601 (2011). Link

  • Armonización de los Derechos de Autor en la Comunidad Andina: Hacia Un Nuevo Régimen Común [Copyright Harmonization in the Andean Community: Through a New Common Regime], in 17 Revista Ius et Praxis de la Universidad de Talca (Chile) 231 (2011). Link
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