Covarrubias & Cía


Enrique Foster Sur #39

Fax:+562 28872301

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Managing Partner: Arturo Covarrubias
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Trademarks,Internet Domain Names, Advertising: Sofía Covarrubias
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Patents,Plant Varieties, Life Sciences: Matías Valenzuela
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Data Privacy: Camilo Cammas
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Litigation: Diego Bilbao
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Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 2010
Number of Partners: 3
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 10
Languages Spoken at the Firm: English and Spanish

Covarrubias is a boutique law firm exclusively focused on Intellectual Property and Technology. We specialize on matters pertaining to invention patents, plant varieties and life sciences, trademarks and internet domain names, advertising, data privacy, copyrights, and litigation.

Firm’s working culture and team
The firm is widely known for being “great and fast-growing” and trustworthy. A respect earned due to a strategic look, focused on identifying potential risks, neutralizing them, and transforming them into opportunities.

Also, the firm has a highly proactive team that includes qualified attorneys, patent specialists and paralegals who provide the legal and technical advice that our clients require, offering a much more specialized look into matters.

Finally, the firm actively participates in many international networks in the IP field, such as INTA, AIPLA, IPO, APAA, Marques, ASIPI, ABPI, ACHIPI, among others.

Patents and plant varieties: A highly specialized team is dedicated to the protection of both local and foreign inventions in all the stages. The firm offers: state of the art reports, drafting and filing of patents of inventions, utility models, design patents, industrial drawings, integrated circuits and plant varieties, filing and prosecution of Paris Convention applications and PCT applications in Chile and/or abroad, analysis of examiners report (Office Actions), drafting and filing reply to examiners report, comparative reports on scope of protection of patents of inventions, utility models, designs patents, industrial drawings, integrated circuits and plant varieties, feasibility and novelty analysis, surveillance, opposition and cancellation actions. Assignments, transfers, and licenses are also carried out.

Life Sciences: Life Sciences is a branch that specializes in a particular aspect of humanity, seeking its wellbeing and the continuity of different aspects of all lifeforms and the world itself. We help our clients overcome conflicts and obstacles, including a wide range of legal, regulatory, and strategic issues, patent and product liability, investigation and enforcement actions, and protect life sciences clients’ rights in disputes, both nationally and internationally.

Trademarks and Internet Domain Names: The firm assists national and international clients, offering complete assistance for trademarks in Chile and worldwide, search reports and feasibility analysis, filing, prosecution, and registration of applications, renewals, surveillance, opposition and cancellation actions and litigation. Also, our firm provides complete assistance regarding all kinds of domain names in Chile and abroad. Assignments, transfers, and licenses are also carried out.

Advertising: Assistance is given on the creation and implementation of advertising campaigns, promotions, competitions, labelling of products, and other assets related to publicity.

Data Privacy: Due to the understanding of how the world quickly turned to digitalizing all of its service because of the pandemic, the firm offers its clients advice on matters of information technology, social networks and the Internet, advice on the management and protection of personal data and sensitive data, drafting of models of electronic contracting, terms and conditions and other contracts related to web pages, drafting and implementing privacy policies and the authorization of the use of personal data, drafting of mandates and agreements of personal data transfer with particular attention to the international norms and agreements.

Copyrights: Assistance is given in the protection and enforcement of literary and artistic production, motion pictures and software and related rights in Chile or abroad. Filing and prosecution of the advisable registration or protection regarding the client interests are executed. Assignments, transfers, and licenses are carried out.

Litigation: Complete assistance and legal representation regarding all kind of litigations (administrative, arbitration, civil or criminal) in connection with Industrial Property, Copyrights, Unfair Competition or Antitrust Law in Chile or abroad are given. Full assistance and legal representation before CONAR (Self-regulation and Ethical Advertisement Committee) are executed.

Regulatory Affairs: We are deeply involved in providing counselling on food, drug, cosmetic and medical devices, and products to both domestic and international clients to be registered at the Chilean Regulatory Agency.

Key IP Areas
Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution)
IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, PTAB litigation, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution

Key Sector Expertise
Advertising, Agriculture, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materialsE-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Film, Financial services, FMCG, Food & beverage, Furniture, Hospitality & leisure, ICT & software, Industrials, Instruments, Internet, Life sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Media, Medical device, Mining, Nanotechnology, Not-for-profit, Oil & gas, Pharmaceutical, Professional services, Publishing, Real estate, Renewable energy, Retail, Sports, Technology hardware, Tobacco, Transport, Universities & research