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Claudio Magliona

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Partner at Garcia Magliona y Cía. Abogados. Claudio Magliona has an extensive practice in corporate and financing, technology law, telecommunications, intellectual and industrial property and entertainment law, including corporate structures, mergers and acquisitions, financing and syndicated loan agreements, licensing and software development agreements, franchising, data protection, computer crimes and film distribution, production and financing. Mr. Magliona also handles government relations and policy matters. Relevant Transactions: acquisition of by VTR (2007), acquisition of Chile by (2009), multimillion buy out in famous consumer product company (2010) and international financing of by Grupo Kaszek (2012). Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2013 as leader in Intellectual Property and TMT (Telecommunication, Media & Technology) and recommended by The Legal 500 Latin America 2012. Claudio Magliona is a firm favorite with clients, who highlight his 24/7 availability, business-oriented advice and visible commitment to each case: "He is an extremely talented lawyer who has a comprehensive knowledge of all the issues in this sector and of the best way to deal with them" and "impressive client portfolio and strong academic background". Claudio is also recognized in The International Who’s Who of Internet, e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers 2012 and Client Choice International 2013. Claudio Magliona together with a group of peers was awarded the 2012 Probono Case recognition because of his probono work in intellectual property


From 2007 - Current Partner at Garcia Magliona y Cia. Abogados. From 1998-2002 and 2006 Mr. Magliona worked as an associate with Carey y Cia’s Banking and Financial Group, where he headed transactions such as D&S Debt Restructure (CH$ and the Foreign Credit Agreement from San Paolo Imi to Banco del Desarrollo (US$100.000.000). From 2003 to 2005 Mr. Magliona worked as a foreign attorney with Greenberg Glusker’s Intellectual Property and Technology Group (part of Neff Law Group Merger), Los Angeles, CA. During that time he also was legal advisor to the Latin America Committee of the Business Software Alliance (BSA), Washington, D.C. and BSA country manager in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Venezuela.


Mr. Magliona Speaks English and Spanish and is proficient in Hebrew.


Mr. Magliona is a member of the Chilean Bar Association (2001), executive secretary and member of the board of the Computer Law Association of Chile ( since 2000. Since that same year he is also member of the Alfa-Redi advisory committee in technology and law ( Member of the board of


Mr. Magliona is a graduate of the Universidad de Chile (Licenciado en Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales con Distinción, 1997) and Stanford Law School (Master of Laws (LLM) in Law, Science & Technology, 2003). He was admitted to the Bar in 1997. Mr. Magliona is the Director of the LLM in Law, Technologies, Telecommunications and Intellectual Property of the Universidad de Chile Law School.


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Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Magliona Abogados, formerly known as García Magliona y Cía Abogados, has deal experience involving the technology, food, apparel, construction, health products and biotechnology sectors. Recent work includes assisting SkyNav with several matters, including corporate restructuring and joint ventures. Practice co-heads Claudio Magliona, Giovanni Donati and Juan Pablo Montiel are the key contacts. Clients include Comscore, Aggreko, and Medecell.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Magliona Abogados, formerly known as García Magliona y Cía Abogados, is 'consistent and effective'. The practice is highly rated for its assistance to telecoms companies, software producers and internet service providers with patent and trademark litigation and enforcement, software licensing, IP transactional issues, and copyright matters. Clients include Google, Falabella, Autodesk, Pfizer, eBay, Netflix and Hexagon; recent matters saw the team assist Grupo ICB with its trademark portfolio and labelling strategy, including trademark infringement litigation. Claudio Magliona, Nicolás Yuraszeck and Giovanni Donati are the main advisers.

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Within: Leading individuals

Claudio Magliona - Magliona Abogados

Within: TMT

Magliona Abogados, formerly known as García Magliona y Cía Abogados, is 'an  expert law firm that works fast and deep, and understands the technology business'. It is highly regarded for its assistance with IP-related TMT matters as well software licensing, technology contracts, data processing platforms, electronic contracts, data protection, privacy policies, and security and IT crime. Clients include Ascenty, Autodesk, Airbnb, VTR and Orange and Netflix; ongoing work includes advising another high-profile client, Google, on an ongoing basis regarding public policy and government relations, including data centre permits, copyright law, cloud computing issues and computer crime legislation. Claudio Magliona, Nicolas Yuraszeck  and Giovanni Donati are all experienced practitioners.

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