Fernando joined Alessandri as a patent engineer in October 2019 and is dedicated to invention patents, utility models and industrial designs. He has extensive knowledge in patents and his main practice areas are previous art searches, patent drafting, and responses to official actions.
Fernando was trained in patent examination at the European Patent Office (EPO), in The Hague and Munich (1990); in search of the state of art in the EPO, The Hague (1992) and Diffusion of Information Technology contained in patent documents in EPO, Vienna (1993).
/ Laboral experience
1995 – 2016
Patent Advisor Engineer of the University of Santiago de Chile, Vice-Rectory of Research and Development.
WIPO consultant to advise the Government of Uruguay for the creation of an Office of Technological Information in the National Directorate of Industrial Property, dependent on the Ministry of Industry of Uruguay.
1992 – 1995
Chief of the Office of Technological Information of the Department of Industrial Property, of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Reconstruction.
1987 – 1991
Patent examiner of the Invention Patent Office of the Industrial Property Department of the Ministry of Economy, Development and Reconstruction.
The Complexity of Technological Innovation in SMEs: Industrial Property as an engine of innovation (ALTEC, University of Valencia).
Patents as a Tool for Technological Management, USACH.
Computational determination of cutting forces in Machine-Tools, USACH.
/ Academic activities
2005 – 2013
Professor of”Industrial Property and Patent System”, Master of Technological Management, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, University of Santiago de Chile.
2006 – 2008
Visiting Professor to the “Industrial Property and Patent System Module”, Technological Faculty of the University of Santiago de Chile.
Visiting Professor of “Technological Management: Module Industrial Property and Patent System”, Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Santiago de Chile.