Partner at Jones Day (New York, NY)
MAURICIO PAEZ is a technology‚ intellectual property‚ and corporate transactions international attorney‚ advising Jones Day's global clients in technology‚ telecommunications‚ and media commercial transactions in Asia‚ Europe‚ Latin America‚ and the United States. His practice includes advising Firm clients on multijurisdictional outsourcing‚ licensing‚ distribution‚ agency‚ supply‚ commercialization‚ and service arrangements involving technology and technology-related services. This practice also includes mergers‚ acquisitions‚ and dispositions involving technology‚ communications‚ and media companies in various countries. Mauricio also focuses on sourcing and outsourcing matters‚ representing global clients in onshore (domestic) and offshore (cross-border) IT and business process sourcing and outsourcing initiatives‚ ranging from competitive requests for proposals‚ multiple vendor negotiations‚ setting up offshore captive operations‚ sourcing partnerships‚ and multijurisdictional outsourcing transactions. This experience includes outsourcing arrangements with customers and providers located in Europe‚ India‚ Latin America‚ and the United States. In addition‚ he has significant experience in negotiating outsourcing arrangements for clients in highly regulated industries‚ such as financial services‚ health care‚ and telecommunications. He also has extensive experience in complex transactions involving the development‚ acquisition‚ marketing‚ and distribution of technology and media products‚ including joint development‚ original equipment manufacturer (OEM)‚ reseller‚ value-added reseller (VAR)‚ and sales and marketing arrangements. Additionally‚ his practice includes technology services agreements such as the implementation/integration‚ maintenance‚ and support of large-scale systems. Mauricio also has extensive experience in the legal and business aspects of online payment systems‚ data interchange‚ content sharing and licensing‚ Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies‚ data processing services‚ application service provider engagements‚ Internet-based technology services‚ electronic contracting‚ strategic e-commerce partnering‚ and related regulatory compliance issues. As a member of the Firm's privacy practice‚ he advises Fortune 100 companies on legal aspects of current and emerging privacy‚ security‚ and data protection law‚ including the online and offline collection‚ processing‚ and sharing of personal information and data. He has assisted Firm clients in developing and implementing policies and compliance procedures for handling and safeguarding sensitive personal and company information‚ maintaining and transferring customer information‚ and regulating relationships with third parties. His experience includes Internet and Intranet privacy‚ certification and compliance with international and domestic requirements applicable to global marketing initiatives‚ including the EU and U.S. Safe Harbor Principles‚ the EU Data Protection Directive‚ the CAN-SPAM Act‚ HIPAA‚ and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Mauricio is a member of the American Bar Association (Business Law and Science and Technology Law Sections)‚ the Hispanic National Bar Association‚ the New York State Bar Association‚ the Association of the Bar of the City of New York‚ and the New Jersey State Bar Association.