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.

Claro & Cia.’s full-service IP practice has longstanding experience in brands and patents, but it also acts on major IP matters involving advertising, software, data protection, unfair competition and consumer law. The team additionally assists with IP-related regulatory issues and transactions; and has sector expertise in agriculture, clothing and footwear, cosmetics, food and beverage, mining, pharmaceuticals, technology and tobacco. Department head Felipe Claro has extensive experience in advising on complex and novel IP matters, while privacy and IP specialist Paulina Bardón is a new partner as of January 2022. At associate level, senior Claus Krebs advises on both trade mark and patent work; Mahish Sadarangani assists with trade mark, copyright and internet issues; Trinidad Rojas manages the firm’s patent practice; and Bryan Kernitsky has a broad IP practice.