Arturo Covarrubias

Attorney at Law

 

acovarrubias@cs.cl             

Arturo Covarrubias is the managing partner at Covarrubias & Cía. He is an expert in Industrial Property and he manages the department of litigation, his practice areas are industrial property and litigation related to industrial property and copyrights, both in Chile and abroad. In his professional practice, he has successfully participated in a diverse number of proceedings regarding patents, trademarks, geographical indications and internet domain names of important companies.

For years, Arturo has represented national and international clients of a diverse array of industries, which includes, technology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, cosmetics, nutrition, retail and telecommunications. He has dealt with issues of industrial property and copyrights both in Chile and abroad.

Between 2000 and 2010, Arturo was a lawyer and partner at Silva and Cia., where he successfully managed the litigation department.

From 2013 to 2015, he was Co-Chairman of the Latin America Committee of AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association). Arturo was also President of the Board of the Chilean Biotechnology Company Association (ASEMBIO) between 2014 and 2016, and is currently a member of the board. Since 2016, he has been a member of the Enforcement Committee of INTA (International Trademark Association).

In the academic area, Arturo was a professor of Intellectual Property in the Executive LLM program at Universidad del Desarrollo from 2006 to 2011. He has written several articles and given speeches on issues related to intellectual property.  He has also collaborated in discussions on different legislative projects which modify the regulations of Chilean intellectual property.

 

Education:

J.D., School of Law, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile, 2000.

Postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property (IPSI), Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire), Concord, N.H., USA, 2003.

Master of Laws LLM (c) UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, California, USA, 2010.

 

Memberships:

Chilean Association of Intellectual Property

International Trademark Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Owners

Languages:

Spanish and English.