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Rodrigo Velasco S.

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Studies: International and American Law Academy, Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, 1980.

LLB graduated Law School, Universidad de Chile, 1975.
Languages: Spanish - English


Rodrigo Velasco S. is Of Counsel at Alessandri and works mainly on trademarks, domain names, licenses, franchises, unfair competition, infringements and litigation.

Mr. Velasco has been a speaker and lecturer in numerous national and international meetings and seminars on matters of his expertise, including the congresses of the International trademark Association, INTA. He has been vice-president and board member of the Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI) and currently he is full member of the Ethics Comission of said association. Mr Velasco serves as Chile’s delegate before the Executive Committee of the International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI). He is an active member of the International Trademarks Association (INTA), of the European Trademarks Association (ECTA), and is Chile’s delegate before the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI).

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Currently he is a member of the Arbitration and Mediation Center’s Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators of the World Intellectual Property Organization, (WIPO) and full member of the Ethics Comission in the Chilean Industrial Property Association ACHIPI. Until 2017 he was appointed Regional Ambassador of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) for Intellectual Property.


RVS Best Lawyer 2015

In 2015 he was acknowledged as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Intellectual Property field as published in the Chilean Chapter of Best Lawyers.

0814 ILO_CC recognised dual International_winnerIn 2016 Rodrigo won the Chile IP Trademarks Client Choice award and was selected as leading trademark professionals in 2016 edition of WTR 1000. The Lawyer Monthly Magazine also in 2016 chose him as “Trademark Lawyer of th Year” in Chile.

Rodrigo Velasco S. is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and member of the Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI).


Rodrigo Velasco is the author of several articles and books on industrial and intellectual property published both in Chile and abroad.

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Law studies and intellectual property

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Industrial and Intellectual Property

 Libros RVS-2_chicaClaim in the Chilean civil proceeding

Academic activity

Professor of Intellectual Property Diploma course, Universidad Finis Terrae. He has been a Procedural Law and Industrial Property professor at Universidad de Chile Law School.

Beyond legal

In addition to trademarks and Intellectual Property, Rodrigo Velasco has another great interest: cars. A pilot, collector and historian of the activity, Rodrigo Velasco has been a racer and leader in the motor racing and is a permanent contributor in several specialized websites and magazines. In 2007, he launched his book “Coche a la Vista” (Car Ahoy!), an account and compilation of the first 50 years of motor racing in Chile.   Libros RVS-4_chica ¡Coche a la vista!



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