Mr Felipe Claro > Claro & Cia. > Santiago, Chile > Lawyer Profile

Claro & Cia.
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Intellectual Property




Felipe Claro is in charge of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and has extensive experience in advising national and multinational clients.

He has been Director (1996-2008) and Vice-President (2006-2007) of the Chilean Association of Industrial Property (ACHIPI); President of ASIPI’s Young Lawyers Committee (1999-2001); President of ASIPI’s Internet Committee (1999-2003); President of ASIPI’s Patent Committee (2004-2006); ASIPI Committees Coordinator (2006-2009); LEX MUNDI IP Practice Group Regional Vice-Chair (2001-2007); Alternate Delegate of ASIPI before the Intellectual Property Constituency, ICANN (1999-2003); Arbitrator of the Chilean Country Code Domain Registrar, NIC Chile, (1998-2013); WIPO Panelist; INTA Panel of Neutrals (2005-2008); AIPPI Statutes Committee Secretary (2007-2009); ACHIPI Patent Council Coordinator (2010-2013); LES CHILE President (2011-2013); AIPPI Vice-President (2012-2014) and President (2014-2016); he is also ranked as Leading Lawyer by Chambers & Partners and frequently speaks at IP events.

He joined Claro & Cia. in 1982.


Spanish and English


Postgraduate IP Professor, Universidad Finish Terrae and Universidad de los Andes.

J.D., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

Chile > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Felipe ClaroClaro & Cia.

Very clear and efficient when compared to other teams’, Claro & Cia.’s six-strong group covers the full range of IP advice, from patent and trade mark registration, prosecution and litigation, to the IP aspects of M&A and corporate transactions; it also assists with niche areas such as data protection, labelling regulations and IP-related deals. The ‘very effectiveFelipe Claro (over 25 years’ experience advising national and multinational clients on complex and novel IP matters) heads the department, which also showcases specialist privacy and IP counsel Paulina Bardón, and senior associate Claus Krebs, who is highly active in trade mark and complex patent matters. Associates Mahish Sadarangani (trade marks, copyright and internet issues), patent practice manager Trinidad Rojas and Bryan Kernitsky (entire range of IP matters) are also experienced team members. Since publication, Bardón has been raised to the partnership, effective January 2022.