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Valentina Venturelli is a local partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Santiago office. She has more than thirteen years of experience dealing with intellectual and industrial property matters, particularly in the prosecution and registration of trademarks and patents of invention, as well as other IP assets in Chile and foreign countries.

Practice Focus:

Valentina’s practice focuses on intellectual and industrial property matters, and prosecution and surveillance of trademarks and patents, as well as other IP assets in Chile and foreign countries. In connection with IP rights in Chile, she counsels national and international clients in relation to the fulfillment of requirements before the competent authorities, prosecution, administrative litigation, domain names, copyrights, plant variety rights, among others.

Valentina also has experience in consultancy regarding coexistence agreements, consumer protection law and advertisement, license agreements, distribution agreements.

Her practice also focuses on Life Sciences and regulatory affairs in regards with the pharmaceutical industry, cosmetics, medical devices, foodstuff, veterinary products, as well as importation, distribution and commercialization of these products, sanitary regulation, as well as clinical trials and scientific research.

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  • Universidad de Chile (Diploma in Regulatory Affairs on Medicaments, Cosmetics and Biological Products) (2014)
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Diploma in Intellectual and Industrial Property) (2011)
  • Universidad de Chile School of Law (LL.B.) (2005

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Intellectual property

The seven-member IP practice at Baker McKenzie Chile advises significant domestic and international brands from a range of sectors, including pharma, fashion, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. The team advises on trade mark, copyright and patent matters, as well as domain names; and its offering covers prosecution, enforcement, litigation, regulatory and innovation-related assistance. The group is additionally experienced in IP-related transactional work, such as  licensing and assignments. Heading the team, pharmaceutical and healthcare industry specialist Valentina Venturelli is consistently sought out for trade mark and patent prosecutions. At associate level, senior Sebastián Dorena is active in anti-counterfeiting matters, along with IP litigation, enforcements and prosecutions; and junior Carlos Lazcano also maintains an active IP practice.

Chile > Life sciences

The eight-member group at Baker McKenzie Chile acts for a raft of international clients from the healthcare and life sciences industries, while the Santiago office’s market presence notably benefitting from membership of Baker McKenzie’s extensive global network. The practice’s scope of expertise ranges from regulatory, consumer safety and competition, to IP, data protection, and commercial contractual matters. It is also active in life sciences-related tax, compliance, M&A and dispute resolution work. The practice is led by intellectual and industrial property expert Valentina Venturelli, whose practice includes the import, distribution and commercialisation of products, sanitary regulation, clinical trials, and scientific research. Fernando Castro provides further partner-level support, while associates Carlos Lazcano, Maria Elena Dörr and Martín Muller are also key team members.

Chile > Consumer and advertising law

The 10-strong consumer and advertising law practice at Baker McKenzie Chile provides both advisory and litigation services in relation to product liability, as well as handling compliance with advertising regulations and information obligations. Providing ‘solid advice‘, the team also assists with consumer legislation-related contract reviews, consumer claims before SERNAC, and class actions. The group is co-led by consumer class action litigators Rodrigo De Valdés and Ignacio Naudon, alongside Valentina Venturelli, who advises on advertising issues. The practice further comprises Diego Ferrada, a specialist in the consumer and advertising aspects of digital markets and platforms; and senior associate Juan Ignacio Donoso, who assists with consumer-related compliance work.