UP LAW FACULTY

UP LAW FACULTY

Associate Professor

Jose Jesus M. DISINI

jjdisini@up.edu.ph
(+632) 8 920 5514 loc 409

EDUCATION

University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Science in (1989)

University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Laws (1993)

Harvard Law School, Master of Laws (2004)

PROFILE

Professor Disini received his LL.B. (1993) from the University of the Philippines, graduating 5th in his class. He was admitted into the Philippine Bar in 1994 after placing 7th in the Bar Examinations. He received his LL.M. (2004) from Harvard Law School, and has since been a council member of the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of the Philippines.

He joined the UP Law Faculty in June, 2000 where he has taught various commercial and civil law subjects including Obligations and Contracts, Torts & Damages, Negotiable Instruments Law (Bills and Notes), Credit Transactions, Negotiation & Mediation Workshop, Advanced Topics in Commercial Law, Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property and Cyberspace Law.

He was previously the director of the Institute of Government and Law Reform (IGLR) at the UP Law Center where he supervises projects on various public policy issues and legislative initiatives. He is also the founder and director of the UP Law Internet and Society Program.

Professor Disini is also a managing partner at the Disini & Disini Law Office where he specializes in corporate practice and handles complex projects such as financing transactions for power projects, mergers and acquisitions, banking, real estate, entertainment, and intellectual property. He represents local and foreign clients in corporate, project finance, securities, foreign investment, technology, telecommunications, Internet and e-Commerce projects.

He was actively involved in the lobbying efforts for the passage of the e-Commerce Act (Republic Act No. 8792). Thereafter, he became the Principal Drafter of the Implementing Rules & Regulations for the E-Commerce Act and a Co-Drafter of the Rules on Electronic Evidence.

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Author, COURSE BOOK ON CYBERSPACE LAW (2002).

Author, THE RULES ON ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE (2001).

Author, THE ELECTRONIC COMMERCE ACT AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS: ANNOTATIONS (2000).

Articles

Author, New Philippine Rules on Electronic Evidence, Int’l Tech. L. Rev. (2001).

Author, Philippines on Brink of New Internet Legislation, Int’l Internet L. Rev. (2000).

COURSES TAUGHT

Obligations and Contracts

Torts & Damages

Negotiable Instruments Law (Bills and Notes)

Credit Transactions

Negotiation & Mediation Workshop

Advanced Topics in Commercial Law

Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property

Cyberspace Law

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