PROFESSIONALS

Claudia Varas S.

Lawyer from Universidad de las Américas-UDLA. She has a diploma in Development and Protection of Intangible Assets of the Company, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and in Regulatory Affairs of Pharmaceutical Products, Cosmetics and Medical Devices, of the Universidad de Chile and a Masters in Procedural Law in the Universidad Central. She specializes in industrial and intellectual property, invention patents, utility models, industrial designs, protection of invention patents and technology, as well as trademarks and domain names. She is a member of the Law Enforcement and Litigation Area of ​​Villaseca Abogados. She is a member of the Chilean Bar Association (A.G.) and the Chilean Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI), Chilean Group of AIPPI- Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle -. Languages: Spanish and English. cvaras@villaseca.cl

Oscar Isler S.

Mechanical Civil Engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, specialized in patents of invention in the metal-mechanical, transportation and construction engineering sectors, as well as the protection of utility models and industrial designs. Before joining the firm, he worked at Papeles Cordillera (CMPC Group), then at Mas Errázuriz Construcciones, and finally at CTI (AB Electrolux Group). He is a member of the Chilean Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI), Chilean Group of AIPPI- Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle- and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). Languages: Spanish, English and German (intermediate level). oisler@villaseca.cl

Francisco Valverde B.

Lawyer from the Universidad de Chile, where he received the maximum distinction, and LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Munich Intellectual Property Law Center and at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, having subsequently completed an internship at the BomhardIP Firm in Alicante, Spain. He specializes in industrial and intellectual property, innovation, technology transfer, biotechnology and enforcement of rights and unfair competition. He is a member of the Chilean Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI), Chilean Group of AIPPI- Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle. He is part of the Innovation and Trademarks Areas at Villaseca Abogados. Languages: Spanish, English and German (intermediate level). fvalverde@villaseca.cl

Carol Schmeisser C.

Attorney from the University of Chile. Before joining Villaseca Abogados, she worked as an associate in the competition law area of the firm Cariola Diez Pérez-Cotapos, as a research assistant for the international magazine ArbJournal, and as an attorney for the National Economic Prosecutor's Office (FNE). In addition, she has had academic experience as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello (UNAB) and Universidad de Chile. She is part of the Trademark, Patent and Competition Law Areas at Villaseca Abogados. Languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese intermediate level. cschmeisser@villaseca.cl

Carolina Muñoz M.

Lawyer from the Universidad de Chile. She has a diploma in Law and Real Estate (2014) and another in Intellectual Property (2015), both from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Before joining Villaseca Abogados, she headed the Legal and Intellectual Property Unit of the Innovation Department of the Vice-Rector for Research and Development of the Universidad de Chile, where she worked as a lawyer. She also has extensive experience as an external lawyer for companies such as Entel, Inmobiliaria Calicanto and Constructora Marabierto. She is part of the Innovation and Plant Variety Protection Department at Villaseca Abogados, with focus on technology transfer contracts, as well as on corporate and contractual issues in general. Languages: Spanish and English. cmunoz@villaseca.cl

María José Morales

ASOCIADOSMaría José MoralesMolecular Biotechnology Engineer from Universidad de Chile and MSc Biological Sciences from the same university, both graduated with the highest distinction. She has a Diploma in Regulatory Affairs of medicaments and biological products from Universidad de Chile. In addition, she received a scholarship from the Chinese government to study Mandarin Chinese for a year at Shanghai International

Studies University.She is a scientist, specialized in industrial property strategies in the field of life sciences with experience in advising clients to give patent protection to their inventions. Before joining Villaseca Abogadosas a professional, she worked as a Market Assessment Manager at NEOS Technology Management Consulting, as a Patent Agent in the Biotech field at JarryIP and as a Trilingual Executive Assistant at KOLM Electronics.

She is part of the Patent Area at Villaseca Abogados.

mjmorales@villaseca.cl

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Carlos Silva Alliende

Attorney at law from  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Master in Law  at Georgetown University Law Center. Besides Carlos  Silva has studies on Economics and Finance from Universidad de Chile and Economic Regulation from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

External Consultant of Corporate Area of Villaseca Abogados on Economic Regulation, Antitrust Law and Environment Law. He work as attorney at law in the Ministries of Justice, National Assets and Internal Affairs, the National Economic Prosecutors Office, the Environment Superintendence and the Superintendence of Gamming Casino.

Languages: Spanish and English