Santiago is one of the partners in charge of the area of intellectual and industrial property in Alessandri, concentrating more on the protection of innovation and patents, contracts and cases of defense of free competition. Designing strategies for the global protection and licensing of innovation and patents of Chilean companies, universities and inventors is his specialty.
In relation to the defense of his clients, he is one of the few Chilean lawyers who has to his credit an important success before the ITC (International Trade Commission). In addition, he has a large number of successes in defending patent lawsuits.
Lately, Santiago is prioritizing his practice in compliance matters, especially in e-commerce and educational establishments sectors.
University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College
Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences
/ Laboral experience
1995 – 2018
Partner of Beuchat, Barros & Pfenniger.
Co-author “Unfair Competition”, Legal Extension Notebook No. 14, Faculty of Law, Universidad de los Andes.
1995 to now
Author of several articles in the Journal of the Bar Association and El Mercurio, such as “Electronic Facturing Security”, “Protection of technological innovations in Japan”, “The risk of advertising ambush” and “The regulation of the lobby”.
/ Academic activities
2013 to now
Director and professor of the department of economic law at the Universidad de Los Andes.
2002 to now
Professor of Intellectual / Industrial Property, Master of Business Law, Universidad de Los Andes.