Alejandra Del Río

Regulatory Affairs Manager

adelrio@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2766



Senior Patent and Regulatory Specialist of Carey’s Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Group. Her work is focused on the preparation, processing and obtaining of sanitary registrations of pharmaceutical, veterinary and cosmetic products. She also has extensive experience in processing authorizations for the use and commercialization of foods, for human or animal use, as well as for medical devices. She also advises companies on intellectual property issues related to the pharmaceutical industry.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Major innovator pharmaceutical companies on the process to obtain sanitary registration of pharmaceutical products from the national health authority and their modifications.
  • Several innovator pharmaceutical companies on the presentation, defense and obtention of data exclusivity rights over their pharmaceutical products.
  • Major innovator pharmaceutical companies on the transfer of sanitary registrations of their pharmaceutical and cosmetic products and authorization of the entity before the sanitary authorities.
  • An important multinational pharmaceutical company on the defense of the category of its products before the national health authority for the recognition of these as reference products in the bioequivalence system in Chile.
  • Several international cosmetic companies on obtaining sanitary registrations of cosmetics products from the national health authority and their modifications.
  • Several multinational food companies on obtaining authorizations from the SEREMI for the import and commercialization of their products.
  • An International animal food company on obtaining sanitary authorization from the Chilean Livestock and Agricultural Service (SAG) for the import and commercialization of their products.
  • Several major innovator pharmaceutical companies on their participation in public tenders for the acquisition of their pharmaceutical products.
  • Several innovator pharmaceutical companies on the processing and defense of their industrial property rights, regarding pharmaceutical patents.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Professor of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology of the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (since 2021).
  • Professor of the Master and Doctorate of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (since 2009).
  • Professor of the Diploma and Postgraduate Courses in Regulatory Affairs of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Cosmetics Products of the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (since 2009).
  • Supervising Professor and Commissioner for long-term internships to qualify for the degree of Chemical Pharmacist at the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (since 2009).
  • Professor of Pharmaceutical Law at the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad de Chile (2009-2020).
  • Regulatory Matters and Technical Director, Pfizer Chile (2000-2005).
  • Invention Patents’ Registrar, Industrial Property Department, Chilean Ministry of Economy (1995-2000).
  • Invention Patents Examiner, Industrial Property Department, Chilean Ministry of Economy (1991-1994)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author of The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, Pharma Boardroom (2019).

EDUCATION

  • Chemical Pharmacist, Universidad de Chile (graduated with maximum distinction).
  • Degree in Quality Management and Leadership, Universidad de Chile (2000).
  • IP Courses, World Industrial Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Training Courses in examination and searches of patent applications in INAPI, EPO, OEPM and OMPI.

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish.
  • English.

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