About the Author
Mr Torres-Oyola is a capital member of Ferraiuoli and the chair of its Intellectual Property Department.
Mr Torres-Oyola is an adjunct professor of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law where he has taught courses inpatent law, cyber law, and international patent law. He is currently teaching an intellectual property and entrepreneurship clinic course and heads the University of Puerto Rico Law School's Intellectual Property Institute.
He is a frequent and prominent speaker at events and seminars relating to intellectual property, technology, and internet law. As a result of his widely recognised knowledge and experience in intellectual property and tchnology law, Mr Torres-Oyola is actively involved in leadership positions in several associations or groups promoting the development of the technology industry in Puerto Rico. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Internet Society of Puerto Rico and of the Luis Muñoz Marín Foundation.
Mr Torres-Oyola is an active promoter of high-impact entrepreneurship and angel investing in Puerto Rico. He has collaborated for many years with Grupo Guayacán as well as other non-profit entities such as the Puerto Rico Science and Technology Trust, Puerto Rico Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, and the Young Entrepreneurship Education System in furthering entrepreneurship in the island. Chambers Latin America for 2010 and 2011 ranked Mr Torres-Oyola as a Band 1 attorney in Intellectual Property for Puerto Rico. He was also selected as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2010 by the Puerto Rico Sales and Marketing Executives Association.