Guillermo Carey

Partner

gcarey@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2612

His practice specializes in intellectual property, life sciences, IP litigation, licensing, distribution and franchise agreement, data privacy, technology law, trademarks, patents, electronic commerce, technology transfer and data protection.

Guillermo has advised high-impact Chilean technology companies on technology transfer, and the internationalization of these. He is currently the Chief Legal Counsel of Crystal Lagoons.

He has also advised the Chilean Government on various fronts related to IP and transfer of technology.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Crystal Lagoons on a multimillion dollar technology license to Oleta, a developer of North Miami.
  • Crystal Lagoons on its licensing agreement with Wynn Park.
  • Several pharmaceutical laboratories on regulatory matters and patents infringement in Chile.
  • Numerous high-impact entrepreneurs on their global development.
  • Limited Brands (Victoria’s Secret) on the negotiation for the immediate suspension of unauthorized Victoria’s Secret fashion shows in Latin America.
  • Crystal Lagoons, a Chilean company and the owner of a technology that allows keeping water of large-scale pools absolutely crystalline without incurring in high costs, on the licensing, protection of technology and the trademark and patent registration concerning the company’s projects in North America, Latin America, Middle and South East Asia and Australia.
  • The 33 Chilean miners trapped underground in the Atacama desert for 70 days in 2010, on the protection, licensing and sale of their intellectual property rights over the experience they lived through in the depth of the San José mine. We advised them in negotiating an agreement with Hollywood producers to film a movie.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and Life Sciences, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Legal 500.
  • Recognized as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, LACCA.
  • Recognized in Patents, IAM Patent.
  • Recognized in Information Technology, Patents, Trademarks and Life Sciences, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Trademarks, WTR 1000.
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers (2016).
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Intellectual Property, Client Choice Guide.
  • Recognized with the Award of Merit, AIPPI.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chairman of the American Chilean Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) (2017-2018).
  • Member of the board of the American Chilean Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) (2014-2016).
  • Counselor at Endeavor.
  • Member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of the Licensing Executives Society Chile (LES Chile).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Former member of “Grupo Acción Digital”, part of the Chilean government plan for the development of Chile’s digital agenda (appointed by the government).
  • Former Vice-President of the National Council for Domain Names and IP Addresses of Chile.
  • Former member of the Board of the Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI).
  • Former member of the National Consulting Council of the Computer Law Studies Center (Centro de Estudios de Derecho Informático, CEDI), School of Law, Universidad de Chile.
  • Assistant Secretary General of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) with responsibility over the Americas (2004 – 2010).
  • Intellectual Property Constituency’s Representative, Names Council of the Domain Name Supporting Organization (DNSO) of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) (2000-2002).
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) panelist for the resolution of domain name disputes (2002).
  • Chair of the Q-160 ICANN Task Force, AIPPI (2002).
  • Arbitrator, Chilean Country Code Name Registrar (NIC Chile) (1998).
  • Member of NIC Chile’s advisory board. Part of the group that drafted the local dispute resolution policy (1998).
  • Lawyer, Intellectual Property Department, Philip Morris International, New York (1995-1996).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author of several local and foreign publications in intellectual property.

SEMINARS

  • Frequent lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet legal seminars, meetings and conferences both in Chile and abroad.


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