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Internet of Things: U.S. and International Policy and Law

Speaker(s): Mauricio F. Paez
Recorded on: Apr. 28, 2016
PLI Program #: 179706

Mauricio Paez advises global clients on privacy and data protection, cross-border intellectual property and technology commercial transactions, and strategic sourcing and outsourcing matters. In addition, he advises clients on the acquisition and disposition of technology assets and intellectual property rights worldwide.

As a co-chair of the Firm's global privacy practice, he advises Fortune 100 companies on all legal aspects of privacy and information security. He regularly advises clients on current and emerging information management, privacy, security, and data protection laws. He has assisted clients in developing and implementing worldwide policies and compliance procedures for handling and safeguarding personal and company information, maintaining and transferring customer and employee information, and regulating data transfers with third parties. He conducts privacy assessments and information security policy audits and assists clients in handling and responding to data security incidents on a worldwide basis. Mauricio advises clients on U.S. laws (such as GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA/FACTA, and security breach notification obligations) and data protection compliance risks in other major jurisdictions (Canada, EU, Latin America, and Asia).

Mauricio's practice is also strong in multijurisdictional sourcing and outsourcing arrangements. His recent representations involve assisting Sprint Nextel in the sourcing of next generation wireless infrastructure equipment to be used to upgrade Sprint's nationwide wireless network. His involvement ranges from assisting clients with competitive requests for proposals, multiple vendor negotiations, setting up offshore captive operations, sourcing partnerships, and multijurisdictional outsourcing transactions.
Mauricio is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Experience Highlights

Sprint Nextel acquires next generation wireless infrastructure equipment to upgrade nationwide wireless network
Xcel Energy reviews its data protection plans
Micron Technology forms MeiYa Technology Corporation, a joint venture with Nanya Technology Corporation

Areas of Focus

Intellectual Property
Privacy & Data Security
Licensing & Technology Transactions

Honors & Distinctions

Recognized in The Legal 500 US (2010) as a leading individual in global data protection and privacy who gives "practical, business-oriented advice"




Rutgers University (J.D. 1996; School of Planning and Public Policy 1993; B.A. 1992)

Bar Admissions

New York, New Jersey, and United States District Court for the District of New Jersey