/ Santiago Ortúzar


+562 27876000


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/ Description

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.

/ Education



University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College



Supreme Court


Bachelor of Legal and Social Sciences

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

/ Laboral experience

1995 – 2018
Partner of Beuchat, Barros & Pfenniger.

/ Publications

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.


/ Acknowledgment

IAM Patents, Recommended Individual Silver - 2022
IP Star Managing Intellectual Property - 2022
Latin Lawyer 250, Intellectual Property and TMT - 2022
WTR 1000, Ranking Individuals, Silver - 2022
Leaders League, Plant Varieties Protection, Highly recommended - 2022
Leaders League, Patent prosecution, Excellent - 2022
Best Lawyers, Listed - 2021