Paolo De Jesus | Romano Law

Paolo De Jesus

Jr. Managing Attorney



New York State Bar (2017)

Law School

New York Law School, J.D. (2016)


University of Florida, B.A. (History & Classical Studies, 2010)


Paolo De Jesus is a graduate of New York Law School, where he was a member of both the Center for International Law and the Center for Business and Financial Law. He spent a summer semester in London, UK, where he studied International Corporate Law & Financial Services and International Intellectual Property. He also competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria.

During law school, Paolo completed coursework in Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Art Law and Entertainment Law. Additionally, he interned for a large fashion and cosmetic company where his experience focused on Trademark Law.

As an associate attorney at Romano Law, Paolo regularly assists clients on corporate, entertainment and employment law matters. He particularly enjoys working on projects related to film and television production.

In his spare time, Paolo enjoys playing and watching sports, exploring new restaurants and bars, and traveling. He is an avid comic book reader, amateur guitarist, wannabe chef, and a loyal University of Florida Gators fan. He is originally from the Philippines and grew up in Central Florida.

Blog Entries

  • Are Ideas Protected by Copyright Law?

    If you have a great idea for a movie or product and want to pitch it to someone, how can you keep the idea from being stolen? Alternatively, if someone comes to you unsolicited with an idea, do you have to pay them for using it?  Many people think you can copyright an idea and

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  • Taking the Plunge: 6 Things to Consider before taking Private Equity Funding

    So you just started this new business and it’s really starting to take-off.  You want to take it to the next level.  BUT, you don’t have enough cash and you’re not sure how to raise more.  You may have read about ‘private equity’ financing.  You also may have no idea what that is.  So what

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