Francisco Carey

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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm´s Intellectual Property and Information Technology Group. His practice focuses on trademark and patent procedures and prosecution; licensing, distribution and franchise agreements; and anti-counterfeiting.


  • Televisa on an annulment action against the filing of “Poder y Negocios” as a trademark by “Tiempo Presente” Publishing.
  • Nestlé on the obtention of the registration of Sahne Nuss as a trademark, which was distinctively acquired by use, after ten years of legal dispute.
  • The North Face on its legal defense in order to prevent counterfeiting and other matters regarding their trademark in Chile and Argentina.
  • PepsiCo on many litigation cases regarding trademarks related to this company.
  • Todo Moda, an Argentinian company, on the negotiation of licensing and franchising agreements for its legal entry into Chile and Peru.


  • Recognized as a WIPR Leader, World IP Review (2020).
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Intellectual Property: Trademarks (2014 and 2015) and in Intellectual Property: Copyright (2019), Client Choice.
  • Recognized as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Recognized in Patents, IAM Patent.
  • Recognized in Trademarks, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and in Information Technology Law, Best Lawyers.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer 250.


  • Member of the Board, Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI) (2017-2020).
  • Chair of the Anticounterfeiting Committee, Latin America and Caribbean Subcommittee, INTA (2016-2018).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of Marques.
  • Member of FICPI.
  • Member of ASIPI.
  • Member of ACHIPI.
  • Foreign associate, Lexis Nexis (2006-2007).


  • Author of the Chilean chapter in “Legal Updates on Trademark Law in Latin America”, Wolters Kluwer (2018).


  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing, Franchising and Distributorship


  • Law, Universidad de Los Andes.
  • LL.M., Duke University (2006).


  • Chile (2004).


  • Spanish.
  • English.


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