The main strength of our IP practice derives from more than 29 years of experience working with key international clients, advising them on all aspects related to Intellectual Property. The IP Department is best known for its extensive expertise in Anti-Counterfeiting, complex IP Litigation, Patents and Trademark prosecution, as well as Advertising Law, those which are its strongest areas along with Consumer Law, Competition and Antitrust.
We tend to have IP matters with clients that are active throughout many industries, the most common being, Automobiles, Chemicals, Food & Drink, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical/Life Sciences, Retail, and Technology, Hardware and Electronics.
A few examples of key clients for AZ in the area of IP are Bandai Namco Entertainment, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, Mutual de Seguridad CCHC, FILA, Tricot S.A., Carl’s Jr., ASOS PLC, Jürgen Paulmann Holding, Monster Energy, Alicorp, Sky Airlines, Wal-Mart Inc, Rakuten, Harley Davidson and Studio Ghibli among others. We manage the above mentioned clients entire trademark portfolio as well as their subsequent brand protection in the areas of anti-counterfeiting and copyright matters.
Within the last 12 months we have had over 1,250 trademark applications and more than 550 trademark litigation related cases ongoing within the courts from the Chilean Trademark Office all the way up to the Supreme Court.
Our most prominent area of IP besides brand protection is in the area of Life Sciences. AZ has one of the strongest life science practices in Chile. Our firm is highly regarded for its expertise in the Pharmaceutical (Human and Veterinary), Biotechnology, Food and Beverage, Agro-Industrial and Pesticide Industries where we advise clients on administrative, sanitary regulations, guide them through complex litigation processes as well as all patent related filings, registrations, and litigation. AZ’s life science litigation team constantly advises on cases related to life science conflicts, regulatory issues of the pharmaceutical industry and patent infringement, litigation and prosecution. As well-recognized experts in this area, AZ regularly advises clients like Abbott Laboratories, Laboratorios Saval, and Farmacologia en Aquacultura Veterinaria Fav S.A., Mega Labs among others, in front of the Health and Drug Authorities and the Chilean Competition Authorities.
Subsequently, from the other side of the bench, AZ actively participates in the designing and drafting of regulations in the pharmaceutical, biological and biotechnological fields alongside key industry players and the Health Authorities. Deeping the IP powerhouse team, both partners, Gabriel Zaliasnik and Daniel Lopez are regularly invited and consulted with regarding the change in regulations and laws and their potential impact on the industry, within the life science and public law sectors.
The firm defines itself as the strongest firm in patent litigation in Chile through the combination of their litigation practice, which is regarded as one of the best in Chile along with the profound knowledge of their patent experts. Pharmaceuticals have traditionally been one of AZ’s main practices along with Mining and its suppliers, which is a considerably important industry for the country of Chile.
Over the last 11 years, AZ has presented approximately 1,150 patent oppositions, of which some 400 cases are currently active. Of all the cases that have been resolved by the Chilean Patent Office, the firm has obtained favorable verdicts in more than 80% of the cases, which proves a solid record of our legal and technical patent team.
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI)
Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP)
Cámara Chileno-Brasileña de Comercio
Colegio de Abogados de Chile A.G
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Nextlaw Global Referral Network
International Trademark Association (INTA)
The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
ASOCIACIÓN CHILENA DE EMPRESAS DE TECNOLOGÍAS DE
INFORMACIÓN A.G. (ACTI)
CENTRO DE ARBITRAJE Y MEDIACIÓN (CAM Santiago)
Member of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB)
Magliona Abogados provides legal services of excellence both to local and multinational companies. We specialize in corporate matters, tax services, complex business litigation and finance structures, telecommunications, technology law, intellectual and industrial property, government relations and public policies, including, among others, corporate structuring, due diligence planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial assistance, syndicated loans, liability restructuring and leasing. We are experts in licensing and software development agreements, technological platforms, franchises, data protection, cyber crime, distribution, production and financing of film and TV productions.
Magliona Abogados advises its clients in the registration of trademarks, patents and industrial designs, as well as in matters relating to copyright and the internet matters.
The protection of intellectual property has a special relevance for companies as they continue to expand and protect their technologies, brands, products, data and services.
Magliona Abogados is a leading firm in the Intellectual Property market, providing strategic, commercial and litigation advice in the area.
Villaseca/Abogados aims to deliver a service of excellence in the field of intellectual property, promoting innovation and development of organizations through adequate protection and safeguarding their commercial identity.
In our more than 100 years of professional experience, we have distinguished ourselves by our commitment to national and foreign clients, attending to their needs in a timely and personalized manner, with a strict adherence to professional ethics.
We build long-term relationships with our clients and seek to add value to their businesses from an innovative view of intellectual property, which combines the value of our experience with a commitment to proof with the growth and sustainable development of companies, entrepreneurs and brands with whom we work with.
Industrial & Intellectual Property:
Enforcement of Rights and Disputes
Technology Transfer Agreements
Consultancy in the Constitution and Modifications of Companies.
Silva is a leading IP firm in Chile, originally founded in 1990 by Patricio and Juan Pablo Silva. It sees intellectual property as key for the integral development of the country, with its purpose of protecting and enhancing creativity and innovation. The firm has actively participated in major milestones of change both practically and legislatively: driving the establishment and operation of the dispute settlement system of NIC Chile, implementation of electronic signatures, protection of geographical indications and designations of origin, and the legal defense of infractions committed by technological means. Silva has a multidisciplinary and expert-level team, prepared to deal with every client’s needs. The attorneys are opinion leaders who are frequently consulted on intellectual property issues by media as well as by governmental entities. It also has a strong enforcement department that conducts civil, criminal and administrative actions related to IP and issues related to new technologies.
Regarding the department’s international experience, a key strength for Silva is its experience in managing international clients' portfolios across Latin America and domestic clients’ IP rights across the world. The firm defends client’s interest in each stage of administrative and judicial actions, both in Chile and abroad. The firms' international network embraces specialized and prestigious firms, enabling the firm to act on behalf of its clients anywhere.
A distinguishing factor has been the development of Silvanet: unique legal software that manages and coordinates all facets of IP work, from instructions to docketing to production and invoicing. The comprehensive system integrates data from government entities to ensure quick and automated responses. It also allows clients to access and examine their own IP assets directly.