Chief, Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology Section, Department of Economic Development, Organization of American States, Adjunct Professor of Law
Licenciado en Derecho-J.D., University of Guadalajara; Certificate for the International Trade Law Post-Graduate Course, The University Institute of European Studies & The International Training Center of the ILO, Turin, Italy; LL.M., S.J.D. Candidate, George Washington
Professor Parga is Chief of the Section of Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology of the Department of Economic Development of the Organization of American States...Continue Reading
Professor Parga is Chief of the Section of Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology of the Department of Economic Development of the Organization of American States (OAS). Mr. Parga is in charge of the OAS Competitiveness Program which serves as Technical Secretariat of the Inter-American Competitiveness Network, a forum that promotes public policy dialogue and exchange of experiences between high-level authorities and public-private Competitiveness Councils. He also coordinates the support to the Meeting of Ministers and High level Authorities on Science and Technology and the Inter-American Committee on Science and Technology (COMCYT).
He served as faculty guide of the Executive MBA Program of the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University in 2016 and guest lecturer at the American University Law School in Washington D.C., the IP Licensing Academy of U.C. Davis, California and the Tech Transfer Academy of the Americas in La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico (2013-present). He was a visiting researcher at the National University of Singapore, guest lecturer of the University of Baylor Law School and of the IP Graduate Program at the University of the Americas in Ecuador. He has collaborated as a volunteer international evaluator of technology transfer projects for INNPULSA, Colombia, and as peer reviewer of the ICC's innovation and intellectual property paper series in 2014-15.