/ Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri voted first place in Leading Lawyers Chile 20133 December, 2013
Four Alessandri lawyers stood out in the new Leading Lawyers ranking, winning the first and second places in the Intellectual Property category. The excellence of these same lawyers was locally recognized by their peers.
The ranking was made in two stages. The first one contemplated the selection of the candidates, chosen by a select group of lawyers. During the second stage lawyers entitled to practice the profession in Chile voted using a digital platform.
See the results here
These are the 38 finalists in each practice area. The categories are organized based on the number of nominations from the ranking’s judges. Due to some ties, some categories contain more than 7 finalists.
Here are the Leading Lawyers 2013 winners
This is a double triumph for the winners: firstly, they were among the 7 most nominated lawyers in their categories, and, secondly, they beat, in an open voting process, all Chilean lawyers. The award is for the first place in each one of the 10 categories, plus the most voted woman lawyer and most voted under-35 lawyer.
Rodrigo Velasco Alessandri
Partner in Alessandri & Cia. 36 years old
LBB graduated Law School, U. de Chile, 2001 Two-Year
Diploma. Berklee College of Music 2003
Rodrigo Velasco’s practice is focused on matters related to licenses, contracts, litigation in connection with trademarks, patents, unfair competition, software and Internet. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Fundación Pro Bono, of the Advisory Committee of the National Council for Culture and Arts, and of Foro Pro Innovación, Chambers & PARTNERS, Top Tier Intellectual Property.
Registration of the first sound mark in Chile; participation in the legislative commission for the reform to the current Intellectual Property Law, and being a member of the first arbitration roster of the Advisory Committee of the National Council for Culture to settle conflicts of collective rights management.