Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri - ASIPI Buenos Aires 2016

Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri

Alessandri & Compania - Chile

Curriculum Vitae

Rodrigo Velasco A. is the IP Managing Partner and leads Alessandri’s Technology, Media & Telecoms Department. He has specialized in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property. He works on matters related to licenses, contracts, tax aspects and litigation in connection with trademarks, patents, unfair competition, software and internet and Data Privacy. He created Alessandri´s Copyright and Entertainment Law Department.

After graduating (Magna Cum Laude) from Universidad de Chile Law School in 2001, he was awarded a Distinction Diploma from the Chilean Ministry of Justice for his outstanding internship in the Public Legal Assistance Service. During 2002 and 2003, he studies at the Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, where he was, on two occasions, granted the B.A.S. scholarship (Berklee Achievement-based Scholarship) and specialized in the legal aspects of the music industry.

He is the author of the thesis work “Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet” (2000). He has lectured in several conferences and seminars, written several articles on Intellectual Property matters, and is a regular contributor to trademark and copyright journals.

He headed the team that granted the first registration of a sound mark in Chile, and filed the first certification trademark application in our country. He appeared before the Chilean Senate’s Committee on Education and was a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Council for Culture and Arts in connection with the latest amendment to Intellectual Property Law 17.336 and its Regulations.

In 2001, he was included, by the Minister of Culture, in the appointment of the first three arbitrators and mediators to resolve conflicts on the collective enforcement of copyright, of the National Council for Culture and Arts.

  • Tuesday06-Dec-2016
9:30 a.m.

Workshop: Administration of Law Firms, career and talent retention