ANDRÉS MELOSSI JIMÉNEZ
Lawyer & Managing Partner

Date of birth: April 29, 1966, Santiago, Chile
Received degree: 1992, Santiago, Chile
Languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese
Email: amelossi@bbp.cl

Academic background:
- Attorney at Law,
- University of Chile, Dipl. Criminal Procedure Law
- University of Chile, Dipl. Taxation

- University of Chile, Faculty of Law, Law Degree

Other academic related activities:
- Member of ACHIPI (Chilean Intellectual Property Association), Chilean Group of the AIPPI, from 1994
- Member of the Board of ACHIPI from 1998 to 2011
- President of ACHIPI (Chilean Intellectual Property Association) from 2005 to 2011
- Member of INTA (International trademark Association)
- Member of ASIPI (
Asociación Interamericana de Propiedad Intelectual)
- Member of AMCHAM (Chilean – American Chamber of Commerce)
- Member of FICPI, (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)

Teaching activities:
- Professor pre-graduate, Intellectual Property, Universidad de los Andes
- Professor Dipl.
Intellectual Property, Universidad de los Andes
- Professor Dipl. Intellectual Property, Universidad Católica de Chile
- Professor of Commercial Law at Universidad Austral de Chile (1993 – 1996)
- Teaching Assistant, Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Chile (1992).

Areas of professional experience:
Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Industrial Designs and Drawings, Domain Names  Prosecution and Litigation, Anti-Counterfeiting, Unfair Competition, Licensing Contracts, Watch Services, Patent and Trademark Searches and general assistance in all legal matters related with Intellectual Property.

Languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese

Publications:

-“Regulation of Appellation of Origin regarding Wines in Chile, A Critic Analysis”. The Current Challenges of Intellectual Property: Latin American Vision. Asociación Civil THEMIS, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru. 2013.
-“Some relevant aspects of the Substantive Law of Patents of Invention”, Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual, facultad de Derecho, Universidad Finis Terrae, 2008.

- “Patent of Invention. The Theory of Equivalents in Chile”, Ed. Lexis Nexis Nexos, 2006.
- “The FTA and its consequences on Trademark and Patent Rights”, La Semana Jurídica, edited by Lexis Nexis, 2003.
- “The rules governing Chilean industrial property rights in the “Protocol of Adjustment of Industrial Property standards in the Mercosur”, Andrés Melossi and other authors, Revista de Derecho, Universidad Austral, year 1996.
- “Limits to the Transfer of Shares”, Santiago, Editorial La Ley, 1993.
- “Effects of the violation of the restrictions to free transferability of stock established by Company bylaws or by private agreements between stockholders”, Revista Derecho y Humanidades, year 1992, Volume 1 N° 2, University of Chile.

 

 

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