About our Speaker: 

     Arturo Covarrubias is the managing partner at Covarrubias & Cía. He is an expert in Industrial Property and manages his firm’s 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, Arturo has successfully participated in a diverse number of proceedings regarding patents, trademarks, geographical indications and internet domain names of important companies.  Arturo has represented national and international clients of a diverse array of industries, that includes, technology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, cosmetics, nutrition, retail and telecommunications. He has dealt with issues of industrial property and copyrights both in Chile and abroad.

     Since 2013 Arturo has been Co-Chairman of the Latin America Committee of AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association) and President of the Board of the Chilean Biotechnology Company Association (ASEMBIO) between 2014 and 2016, and is currently one of the Directors.