Jesus Manuel Niebla Zatarain

''Intelligent Agents to Enforce Copyright on the Internet''

LLB in Law (2002-2007) Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa

Biography

Education

2013-Present PhD in Law.

2009-2011: Master's in Business Administration, Centro de Estudios de los Cabos, Mexico. I was awarded due to Academic Excellence.

2002-2007: Bachelor's Degree in Law, Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Mexico, where I was awarded due to Academic Excellence.

2002-2006: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Mexico. Degree obtained through the project "Design and Administration of a Network Based on Fedora 9".  

Professional Experience

I practiced law in the areas of Contractual Law, Contitutional Law and Labour Law.

2009-2013: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur  where I taught Constitutional Law, Civil Law, Labour Law and History of Law.

Awards

3rd Place at the Concurso LexisNexis contest for Bes Paper as part of the Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposium IRIS 2015,  with the paper 'Monkeying Around with Copyright - Animals, AIs and Authorship in Law'. Febrero 2015. Received along with Professor Burkhard Schafer, David Komuves and Laurence Diver.

I received Mexico's National Council for Science and Technology Scholarship to perform a PhD in Law at the University of Edinburgh 2013-2016.

I received the award as the Highest Academic Score as well as and Honors Award due to the quality of my thesis. Both during my Master's Course in 2011. 

I represented my home university at UNAM's (Mexico's National Autonous University) Legal Research Institute in the Artificial Intelligence and Law area.

Conferences

“Autómatas y Derecho: El Rol de la Tecnología Inteligente en la Aplicación de la Ley”. As part of the National Congress of Law: El Futuro del Derecho a la Luz de los Nuevos Paradigmas, organized by the Autonomous University of Sinaloa December 1st 2016, Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

“Inteligencia Artificial y Derechos de Autor: Implementación de un Modelo Jurídico Cognitivo para el Manejo de Material Artístico Digital” as part of theV International Journies of Legal Philosophy at UNAM, Legal Constructivism, Complexity and Law.  Mexico City, Mexico. November 22nd 2016.

Propiedad Intelectual, Derechos de Autor en el Acceso Abierto” presented along with  Dr. Javier Solorio Perez, as part of the Seminar Institutional Repositories and their Interoperability in the National Repository.  INFOTEC, August18th 2016. Mexico City, Mexico. 

Robotics and Copyright: The Role of Artificial Intelligence Towards the Generation of Automated Material” as part of the XIV Symposium of Mexican Students and Studies “Knowledge into Solutions”, presented at the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland, 16th of June de 2016. 

“The Role of Automated Technology in the Creation of Copyright Works: The Challenges of Artificial Intelligence” dentro 31ra Conferencia Anual British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association 2016 (BILETA) April 12 2016. 

 "Sistemas Expertos para el Apoyo a la Desicion Judicial." X Congreso del Programa Interinstitucional para el Fortalecimiento de la Investigacion y Posgrado en el Pacifico (2005).

"Inteligencia Artificial y Derecho." As part of the 1eras Jornadas de Jovenes con Experiencia en Verano Cientifico (2005).

"La Valoracion Probatoria en un Sistema Experto Juridico." As part of XVI Verano de Investigacion Auspiciado por la Academia Mexicana de las Ciencias (2006).

"La Toma de la Desicion Judicial en un Sistema Experto Juridico". As part of the 2ndas Jornadas de Jovenes con Experiencia en Verano Cientifico (2005).

Workshops

 “Social Media and Law”. As part of the Innovative Learning Week 2015, presented at the University of Edinburgh. February 16th 2015.

Robotics: Music and Mayhem”. As part of the Innovative Learning Week,  presented at the University of Edinburgh. February 15th 2016. 

Actualization in Computer Law and New Technologies in the Judicial Ambit. I was in charge of this workshop provided by the Instituto de la Judicatura del Estado de Michoacan. July 13th 2012.

Publications

The role of automated technology in the creation of copyright works: the challenges of artificial intelligence. Journal International Review of Law, Computers & Technology Volume 31, 2017 - Issue 1: BILETA Special Edition page 91-104. Publicado el 22 de febrero de 2017. Online ISSN: 1364-6885

Acceso Abierto y Derechos de Autor: La Necesidad de Una Perspectiva Incluyente. Publicado en INNOVA ITES CyT Year 3 Number 3, February-June. 2016. Mexico. ISSN 2395-8340

Trusted Computing: La Polemica en la Protección de los Derechos de Autor.Publicado en INNOVA ITES CyT. Year 2. Number 2, February -June 2015. Mexico. No. 04-2014-081812065000-102, ISSN 2395-8340

'A fourth law of robotics?: Copyright and the law and ethics of machine co-production', (2015), Artificial Intelligence and Law, Vol 23, pp 217-240. ISSN: ISSN: 0924-8463 (Impreso) 1572-8382 (Version online)

Artificial Legal Intelligence on the Internet: The Next Approach to Enforcing the Law Online. Dentro de las memorias 2014 Edinburgh Postgraduate Law Conference Edition, dentro Edinburgh Student Law Review 2015 Volume II | Issue 4, pagina 64-75 junio 2015.

Monkeying Around with Copyright-Animals, AI’s and IP for Computer Generated-Text. Dentro del Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion IRIS 2015. ISBN 978-3-903035-09-6

Derecho Penal Informático: Hacia Una Perspectiva Jurídica Integral. Publicado en INNOVA ITES CyT Año 1 Numero 1, Febrero-Junio 2014. Mexico. ISSN 2395-8340

Technological Tools in the Legal Context: A New Approach to a Legislative Enforcement? publicado el 14 de Julio 2014, publicado por Copyright and Creators, dependiente del CREATe: Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology, de la Universidad de Edimburgo, Escocia.

DRMs: Securing Copyright or Invading Privacy? A Music Industry Approach, publicado el 17 diciembre 2013, publicado por Copyright and Creators, dependiente del CREATe: Creativity, Regulation, Enterprise and Technology, de la Universidad de Edimburgo, Escocia. 

Sistemas Expertos Juridicos: Una Aproximacion. Revista El Siete Pacta Sunt Servanta. Year 2, Number 10, May 2007. Facultad de Derecho Universidad de Sonora.

El derecho de autor en Internet: ¿de qué forma puede protegerse?Revista El Siete Pacta Sunt Servanta. Year 2, Number 11, October 2007. Facultad de Derecho Universidad de Sonora.

Chapters

 D Komuves, J Niebla, B Schafer, L Diver 'Monkeying Around with Copyright - Animals, AIS and Authorship in Law' in E Schweighofer, F Kummer, W Hoetzendorfer (eds) Co-operation (OCG, 2015) 651-660 (a re-publication of the above article)

 

Teaching assistance

 2016:Law and New Technologies: Artificial Intelligence, Risk and the Law (LL.M.).

2015-present: Forensic Computing and Electronic Evidence (LL.M)

Related Experience

2015 – 2016: XIV Symposium of Mexican Studies and Students in the United Kingdom

2016-present: Assisting Tutor


2015 – present: SCRIPTed Technical Editor; IT Law Editor