José Ignacio Mercado

+56 2 2928 2612

His practice focuses on the development of intellectual property protection strategies and technology transfer contract negotiation, including advice on intellectual and industrial property issues, also on regulation in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, and medical device industries, as well as on topics regarding marketing and promotion of these products. He also advises on issues related to the protection of personal data, licenses, distribution, and franchising, among others.


  • Crystal Lagoons on the preparation and negotiation of license agreements and in the development of its IP protection strategy.
  • Various national and international clients on technology transfer contract negotiations.
  • National and international companies on matters related to health inspection proceedings in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and medical devices industries.
  • National and international companies on matters related to consumer protection, including the review of standard form contracts, information requirements, legal defense, and recalls.


  • Legal Director, Crystal Lagoons (2015-2018).