Ignacio Gillmore

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Santiago, Chile
    Local Time: Wednesday 03:01

Practice Expertise

  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship
  • Public Law

Areas of Practice

  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Public Law


Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Life Sciences and Biotechnology and Public Law Groups. His practice focuses on life sciences, biotechnology and public law, advising companies on intellectual property issues related to the pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics, medical devices, commercialization and advertisement of these products, scientific research, clinical studies, regulation of medical professions, privacy, data protection, public and private procurement and biddings, licenses, distribution and franchises. He also represents clients in administrative processes and in sanitary, administrative and judicial litigation derived from those operations.

Bar Admissions
Chile (2006).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile.

Areas of Practice

  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Public Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Named Lawyer of the Year in Life Sciences, Best Lawyers (2021).
  • Recognized in Life Sciences, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Life Sciences, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and Administrative Law, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Life Sciences - Regulatory and Patent Litigation, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Administrative and Public Law and Life Sciences, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Life Sciences, Leading Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Life Sciences, Top Ranked Legal.

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Professor of the Graduate Course of Regulatory Affairs in the Pharmaceutical Sector, Universidad de Chile (since 2017).
  • Professor of Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Pharmaceutical, Biological and Cosmetic Products Degree, Universidad de Chile (since 2009).
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Law, Universidad de Chile (2005-2009).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.


Additional Articles
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in The Food, Beverage and Cosmetics Law Review, The Law Reviews (2022).
  • Co-author of The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, Pharma Boardroom (2019).
  • Author of several local and foreign publications related to life sciences and regulatory law.


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