Silva, Paulina

Paulina Silva

+56 2 2928 2665

Counsel of Carey’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group. Her practice areas are focused on technology contracting, negotiation and legal advice on licensing, software implementation and maintenance projects, software and web development agreements, electronic commerce, personal data policies, distribution agreements and general legal advice related to intellectual property rights and new technologies.


  • Retail and insurance companies on the selection of an electronic signature provider for the migration to a paperless process.
  • Inria Chile on a multi-party negotiation for a cooperation agreement for the research, development and packaging of information technologies.
  • A multinational pharmaceutical company on a data due diligence.
  • Coopeuch on the negotiation of a software license, its implementation and maintenance in the substitution process of their core banking platform.
  • BCI Corredor de Bolsa on a stockbroker management software licensing, implementation and maintenance process.
  • VTR GlobalCom on the software licensing of an interactive programming guide for their cable television services.
  • Multiple foreign clients on Chilean legislation on privacy and data protection.
  • Multiple national and foreign clients on applicable regulation to the use and dissemination of digital content.


  • Recognized in TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology), Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized in Data Protection, Leading Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Data: Data Privacy and Protection/Data Security, Who's Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Data Security and Technology, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Data Technology and Privacy Law, Latin Lawyer 250.


  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the Licensing Executive Society Chile.
  • Member and Chapter Chair for Chile of the International Association of Privacy Proffessionals (IAPP).
  • Member of ITechLaw.


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of the "Latin American Investigations Guide", Hogan Lovells (2019).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of Data Protection Q&A, Data Privacy Advisor, Thomson Reuters (2018).
  • Co-author of the article "Whistleblowing in Chile", Cross Border Chart, Data Guidance (2018).
  • Author of "The Regulatory Framework for Data Protection in Chile and Future Challenges", Taylor Wessing Global Data Hub (2015).
  • Co-author of "Franchise Law in Chile: Current Issues and Future Outlook", (with Tim Samples and Guillermo Carey), Law and Business Review of the Americas (2014).
  • Author of "Dispute Resolution – Chile", PLG World Book (2006).


  • Law, Universidad de Chile.
  • Degree in Chilean tort law, Universidad de Chile (2002).
  • Master of Commercial Law, specialized in E-law, University of Melbourne, Australia (2008).
  • WIPO Executive Program on Strategic Intellectual Property Management (2012).


  • Chile (2005).


  • Spanish.
  • English.

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