Eugenio Gormaz > Albagli Zaliasnik > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Albagli Zaliasnik
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Work Department

Life Sciences, Litigation, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Technology and Venture Capital


Partner and Director of the Intellectual and Industrial Property Group


Eugenio’s practice focuses on intellectual and industrial property rights, primarily in matters relating to tra- demarks and patents, copyright, information technology, advertising law, licensing and brand protection, plant varieties, appellations of origin and geographical indications, and litigation.

At the same time, he has implemented strategies for the protection of the rights of industrial property in Chile and abroad for a significant portfolio of national and international clients in industries such as retail, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and transport, among others.

Eugenio is consistently recognized by the prestigious legal ranking, Chambers & Partners in the category of Life Sciences due to his experience in patent, trademark and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical sector. Additionally, he is featured in IAM Patent 1000 and World Trademark Review 1000.


English and Spanish


  • Chilean Association of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI).
  • Inter-American Association on Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
  • International Trademark Association (INTA).


  • Attorney, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez (2009).
  • Diploma in Intellectual and Industrial Property, School of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2010).

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Consumer and advertising law

A founding member of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, Albagli Zaliasnik‘s six-strong consumer and ad-law team is headed up by trade mark and patent specialist Eugenio Gormaz (promoted to partner in May 2020), alongside Óscar Molina (director of the firm’s IT, media and data privacy group), who also has significant experience in advertising issues, entertainment-industry regulation, advertising law and consumer protection. IP specialist and senior partner in charge of dispute resolution Ariela Agosin is also regularly involved in key cases involving advertising and consumer law. Assisting with both consumer law-related litigation and corporate work, Dafne Guerra was promoted to senior associate in mid-2020, while the group’s other notable associates include senior Juan Pablo Zamora and intermediate Gonzalo Bravo.

Chile > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

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Providing ‘comprehensive advice and expertise’, Albagli Zaliasnik‘s IP department is particularly well known for its expertise in anti-counterfeiting, complex IP litigation, and patents and trade mark prosecution, as well as advertising law. In May 2020, IP group director Eugenio Gormáz, a trade mark, copyright and patent specialist, was promoted to partner; nevertheless, senior partner and civil litigation and arbitration head, Ariela Agosin, also maintains a strong IP group presence. Additional practitioners integral to the group include: IT, privacy and media practice director, Oscar Molina, who assists with the protection and defence of IP assets; and three experienced associates – namely Andrea Céspedes, and litigation-and-contracts experts Juan Pablo Zamora and Antonia Nudman.

Chile > Life sciences

Albagli Zaliasnik‘s seven-member department fields experts in the pharmaceutical (human and veterinary), biotechnology, food and beverage, agro-industrial and pesticide industries. Representative work includes administrative and sanitary registrations, as well as complex litigation processes, patent-related filings and prosecution issues. The practice also assists with obtaining authorisations for the commercialisation of pharmaceutical products and medical devices, along with acting before the Health and Drug Authorities. While maintaining a strong IP practice, senior partner Ariela Agosin leads the life sciences group alongside IP director Eugenio Gormáz, who was made partner in May 2020. Also integral to the practice are Daniel López (competition law, regulation and public law head); and senior associates Dafne Guerra (promoted in mid-2020) and Matías Edwards, who re-joined the firm in September 2020 from the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office.