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Carey

Francisco Carey

Francisco Carey

Partner

Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Patent Law Workshop Group
Member
INTA Group
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Carey
Chile

Profile

Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm´s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group. His practice focuses on trademark and patent procedures and prosecution; licensing, distribution and franchise agreements; and anti-counterfeiting.

Bar Admissions

Chile (2004).

Education

  • Law, Universidad de Los Andes.
  • LL.M., Duke University (2006).
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Recognized as a WIPR Leader, World IP Review (2020).
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Intellectual Property: Trademarks (2014 and 2015) and in Intellectual Property: Copyright (2019), Client Choice.
  • Recognized as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Recognized in Patents, IAM Patent.
  • Recognized in Trademarks, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and in Information Techonoly Law, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer 250.


Professional Activities and Experience

  • Member of the Board, Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI) (2017-2020).
  • Chair of the Anticounterfeiting Committee, Latin America and Caribbean Subcommittee, INTA (2016-2018).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of Marques.
  • Member of FICPI.
  • Member of ASIPI.
  • Member of ACHIPI.
  • Foreign Associate, Lexis Nexis (2006-2007).

Articles

Congress Approves a Bill that Includes an Instant Depreciation Regime for Intangible Assets Consisting of Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights or a New Plant Variety
Carey, August 2020

On Tuesday, August 18, the Congress approved a bill that contemplates several tax measures in order to inject liquidity and promote economic reactivation (the "Bill"). Among other measures, the Bill grants the possibility to Corporate Tax taxpayers who declare effective income according to complete accounting, to instantly depreciate 100% of the value of new or imported fixed assets acquired between June 1, 2020 and December 31, 2022...

INAPI Makes Easier the Submission of Documents by Digital Means
Carey, July 2020

The National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) recently issued Notice No. 524, which provides that it will be possible to enter simple (scanned) digital copies of powers of attorney, without requiring the original document or an electronic document with an advanced electronic signature, thus making it possible to continue the processing of applications for registration, renewals, recordals, among others, during the quarantine period produced by Covid-19...

New Temporary Measures Implemented by the National Institute of Industrial Property (CLPTO) due to National Pandemic Contingency for COVID-19
Carey, May 2020

On April 30, 2020, the CLPTO announced the temporary application of new measures issued in relation to deadlines, procedures and legal requirements in administrative and contentious processes, with the aim of facilitating the compliance of legal obligations by applicants and users. Previously, the CLPTO had granted ex officio, through the Exempt Resolution No...

Additional Articles

  • Author of the Chilean chapter in «Legal Updates on Trademark Law in Latin America», Wolters Kluwer (2018).

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