05 / 04 / 2019

For the first time in Chile, “Women in IP” was celebrated, an event that the AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association) promoted worldwide simultaneously during April the 4th. Fifty women, lawyers or others whose work is related to intellectual property, participated in this event, organized by Villaseca Abogados and led by María Isabel Martínez.


It was a working breakfast at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, focused on the relationship of intellectual property and innovation. During the event, Magali Maida, deputy director of Technology Transfer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, exposed about: “The contribution of women in intellectual property strategies and technology transfer”. Subsequently, a debate on the theme took place, which had an important participation of the attendees.


It is the 12th year that the AIPLA promotes this event, with the idea of ​​promoting networks among female lawyers or women who have to address issues related to intellectual property daily in their jobs. The event was held jointly in more than 52 locations in 21 different countries, with the aim of helping connect, inspire and empower women working in this field to reach their full potential.