Francisco Carey

Partner

fcarey@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2638



Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm´s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group. His practice focuses on trademark and patent procedures and prosecution; licensing, distribution and franchise agreements; and anti-counterfeiting.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Televisa on an annulment action against the filing of "Poder y Negocios" as a trademark by "Tiempo Presente" Publishing.
  • Nestlé on the obtention of the registration of Sahne-Nuss as a trademark, which was distinctively acquired by use, after ten years of legal dispute.
  • The North Face on its legal defense in order to prevent counterfeiting and other matters regarding their trademark in Chile and Argentina.
  • PepsiCo on many litigation cases regarding trademarks related to this company.
  • Todo Moda, an Argentinian company, on the negotiation of licensing and franchising agreements for its legal entry into Chile and Peru.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Recognized as WIPR Leader in Patents, Technology and Trademarks, World IP Review (2020, 2021 and 2022).
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, The Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Trademarks, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Intellectual Property: Trademarks (2014 and 2015) and in Intellectual Property: Copyright (2019 and 2022), Client Choice.
  • Recognized as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Recognized in Patents, IAM Patent.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Top Ranked Legal.

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chair of the Alliances Subcommittee of the Brands Restrictions Committee and member of the Global Advisory Council (2022-2023); former Chair of the Anticounterfeiting Committee, Latin America and Caribbean Subcommittee (2016-2018), International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Current member and former member of the board, Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI) (2017-2020).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of Marques.
  • Member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).
  • Member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
  • Foreign associate, Lexis Nexis (2006-2007).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Author of the Chilean chapter in "Legal Updates on Trademark Law in Latin America", Wolters Kluwer (2018).
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