Villaseca Abogados

Intellectual Property Department

Chile
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What the team is known for

Highly respected IP boutique experienced in handling a broad range of matters in this field. Team is frequently sought after by clients for advice on technology transfer, copyright, trade mark and patent prosecution. Offers further expertise in issues regarding chemical compositions, domain names, patent counterfeiting and industrial designs. Regularly acts as counsel to laboratories and universities in relevant research and development issues.

Strengths

Market commentators value this law firm because "its lawyers are very diligent. We are very satisfied with them, they are well established in the Chilean market."

Work highlights

Represented OY Sinebrychoff in trying to take down the domain name batterydrink.cl. The client claimed it was being used in bad faith within the framework of its distribution agreement with Energy Group as it infringed on their trade marks.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Bernardo Serrano is best known for his activity in trade mark and patent litigation, with particular focus in the biotechnology and food and beverage industries. He is also experienced in domain name protection.

Max Villaseca is well respected by peers as an IP practitioner. He focuses his practice on trade mark and domain issues for companies from the media and food and beverage industries.

Distinguished senior statesman Sergio Amenábar achieves widespread recognition for his experience and prestige in the IP sector. Market observers see him as a "relevant and senior figure that deserves recognition." He is adept in advising clients patent and trade mark prosecutions.