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Juan Avendaño Parra

Juan has extensive experience in all kinds of intellectual property and data protection matters. He stands out for his advice to domestic and foreign clients in litigation related to copyright, anti-piracy, trademarks and domain names, both in civil and criminal proceedings.

He also advises on aspects related to technology transfer, especially in relation to the development and implementation of strategies to protect intangible assets at national and international level.

Finally, he has also worked as a visiting professor in different programs related to his areas of expertise and is active in different associations, such as the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and the Chilean Association of Intellectual Property (ACHIPI).

Education

  • Lawyer, Sek University. 
  • Bachelor of Laws and Social Sciences, Universidad Sek, 2012. 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science, Internet and Law. 2017. Universidad de Chile
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cybersecurity and Data Protection. 2018. Universidad de Concepción 
  • Course on Compliance and Personal Data Protection. 2020.
  • Master (c) in Economic and Business Criminal Law. In process of thesis "El bien Jurídico protegido en los delitos marcarios". 2019-2020. Universidad San Sebastián.

Main areas of practice

  • Intellectual property
  • Innovation and new technologies
  • Health registrations
  • Unfair competition
  • Litigation 
  • Privacy and Personal Data Protection

Experience

  • Trademark Director at MICP Legal, 2006 - to date. 
  • Senior IP Paralegal, Backer & McKenzie Chile, 2002-2006.

Other

  • Visiting Professor (CNA) at Universidad Andrés Bello, course MCV506 Biotechnology Intellectual Property and Business 2017-2018.
  • Member of the Chilean Association of Intellectual Property, ACHIPI.
  • Member of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI.
  • Member of the Anti-Piracy Committee of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI (2017-2018).
  • Member of the Technology Committee of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI (2019-2020).
  • Co-author of the article entitled "Litigation Procedures and Strategies: Chile" for the World Trademark Review. 2016.
  • Workshop on drafting patent applications in areas of biotechnology, pharmaceutical chemistry and mechanical engineering, WIPO, 2012.

Languages

Spanish and English.

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Juan Avendaño Parra

Juan Avendaño Parra