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

(Hall of Fame)

Felipe ClaroClaro & Cia.

Full-service law firm Claro & Cia. fields an IP practice with enviable expertise in patents, brands, and the IP aspects of software, advertising, data protection, consumer law, and unfair competition. Other areas of strength include the IP side to transactions and regulatory issues. The firm also houses industry specialists in cosmetics, mining, pharma, technology and tobacco, along with agriculture, food and beverage, and clothing and footwear. Heading up the practice, Felipe Claro is a well-known IP expert; and advising on the protection of IP portfolios at both international and national levels, the practice of recently-promoted partner Paulina Bardón covers trade marks, patents, geographical indications, copyright, software and internet issues. Within the associate ranks, senior Claus Krebs assists with patent and trade mark issues, while Mahish SadaranganiTrinidad Rojas and Bryan Kernitsky also maintain active IP practices.