Rodrigo is the managing partner of Alessandri’s technology and intellectual property areas. He has specialized in matters related to licenses, contracts, tax aspects and litigation concerning domain names, trademarks, patents, data protection, software and internet.
He has specialized in the legal aspects of the music industry. He was president of Beethoven Foundation and was recently appointed and was recently appointed member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association (iTechLAw). He is also Vice-Chair of the Latin American Committee of the same association.
Between 2013 and 2015 he led the most successful trademark piracy trial in recent times, in which he represented a renowned fashion designer.
Rodrigo headed the team that granted the first registration of a sound mark in Chile, and filed the first certification trademark application in our country. He appeared before the Chilean Senate’s Committee on Education and was a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Council for Culture and Arts in connection with the latest amendment to Intellectual Property Law 17.336 and its Regulations.
In 2011, he was included, by the Minister of Culture, in the appointment of the first three arbitrators and mediators to resolve conflicts on the collective enforcement of copyright, of the National Council for Culture and Arts.
Berklee College of Music
Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences
/ Featured cases
Latin American Anti Counterfeiting Alliance, ALAF.
Foro Innovación: Director.
Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Bioengineering CeBib, Universidad de Chile.
Speaker on ¿Cómo protegen las celebridades sus derechos digitales? Asipi, Montevideo 2020.
Propiedad Intelectual en el TPP: las verdaderas consecuencias para Chile. Revista del Abogado, número 66, mayo de 2016
Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri of Alessandri Abogados, Santiago, provided expert review of the Chile Country Profile and wrote the Risk Environment section.
Rodrigo Velasco A. colaboró en la publicación Manual para administrar empresas sociales, anexo 12: EMPRESAS CULTURALES O SOCIOCULTURALES. (páginas 359 y siguientes)
/ Academic activities
Professor in the Diploma of Industrial and Intellectual Property of the Finis Terrae University.
Professor in the Master in New Technologies and Intellectual Property at Universidad de Chile.