Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Carey has extensive experience advising companies and corporations from the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, medical devices and food industries at a national and international level.

Regarding pharmaceutical and cosmetics regulatory and legal matters, Carey advises on the preparation and filing of registration applications as well as their modifications before the Public Health Institute, which is the regulatory authority in these matters. The firm also advises its clients on matters of advertisement, information to professionals, public tenders, clinical trials, defense and representation in summary proceedings, litigation and defense against claims for unfair competition. The team also has experience in the preparation of undisclosed information applications and the defense of industrial rights.

In the area of food products regulation, Carey advises companies, from a technical and legal perspective, on the review of food formulas, food supplements, nutritional products, product labeling and on advertising and promotional material, with an emphasis on the use of nutritional and health claims. The firm also advises clients regarding the applicable regime of control of different types of products before health authorities and represents them in administrative and summary proceedings and the necessary processes to obtain authorizations for their import and commercialization in Chile.

The firm has vast experience regarding medical devices, regulated and unregulated, on the necessary requirements and regulations for their import and distribution in the country.

Additionally, Carey advises its clients on chemical controlled substances and hazardous substances.


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