Ximena Moncada

Patent Specialist

+56 2 2928 2766

Patent Specialist of Carey's Information Technologies and Intellectual Property Group. Her practice is focused on advising national and foreign companies on Industrial Property matters related to biotechnology patents applications, including drafting patent applications, performing state-of-the-art searches, preparing patentability opinions, and participating in the development of patentability strategies. She attends public hearings of our cases before the Intellectual Property Court along with our patent legal team.


  • Leading pharmaceutical and animal health international companies, such as Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Macrogenics, Hoffmann – La Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim human & Animal health, Allergan, Bristol Myers & Squibb, Pfizer, Zoetis, Previwo, Epizyme, AMICUS Therapeutics, SANOFI AVENTIS, Genzyme, Aleta Biotherapeutics, Benchmark Animal Health, Prometic Biotherapeutics, Prothena Biosciences, Zealand Pharma A/S, among others, on the prosecution of their intellectual property assets.
  • Leading agricultural and crop science international companies, such as BASF Agro & Plants Science, Sweetree Technologies, Erber AG, CIBUS, among others, on the prosecution of their intellectual property assets.
  • Leading food international companies on the prosecution of their intellectual property assets, such as Nestlé, among others.
  • National applicants on the preparation and prosecution of their industrial property assets, such as Universities, Research Centers and local companies.
  • National obtentors and producers on the search, preparation and prosecution of plant variety protection


  • Biochemist, Universidad de Chile (1994).
  • Degree in Business Management and Food Agribusiness, Universidad de Chile (1996).
  • PhD in Biochemistry, Universidad de Chile (2006).
  • Postdoctoral research in plant improvement, CEAZA (2005-2007).
  • General Course on Intellectual Property (DL-101), WIPO (2012).
  • Patents Course (DL-301), WIPO (2012).
  • Patent Information Search Course (DL-318), WIPO (2013).
  • Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Course (DL-204), WIPO (2014).
  • Introduction to the UPOV System for Plant Variety Protection Course (DL-205), International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, UPOV (2015).
  • Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions Course (DL-203), WIPO (2016).
  • AICC 18 IP Panorama Course, WIPO (2018).
  • Intellectual Property Management Course (DL-450) (DL450EAICC18), WIPO (2018).
  • Summer School on Intellectual Property-Chile, WIPO –INAPI (2019).


  • Spanish.
  • English.