Carey is Chile’s largest law firm, with more than 270 legal professionals. Carey is a full service firm. The corporate, litigation and regulatory groups include highly-specialized attorneys covering all areas of law.
The firm’s clients list includes some of the world’s largest multinationals, international organizations, and important local companies and institutions. The firm’s lawyers have graduated from the best law schools in Chile and most of its mid and senior level associates have graduate degrees from some of the world’s most prominent universities. Several are also currently university professors.
The firm is an effective bridge between legal systems. Most of its partners and senior associates have worked in North America, Asia, and Europe, as foreign or regular associates with leading international law firms, or as in-house counsel for major corporations or international institutions.
We are the law firm in Chile with the most practice areas ranked as band 1 by Chambers Latin America: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate, M&A; Labor; Energy and Natural Resources; Mining; Intellectual Property; Life Sciences; Projects; Tax And Telecommunications.
The legal framework for cannabinoid drugs, medical cannabis and opioids in Chile. Prepared in association with Carey, a leading global law firm, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, available to purchase here for USD 99. Cannabinoid Drugs 1. Are Cannabinoid Drugs authorized in your country? So far, only pharmaceutical products containing an extract of flowers and leafs of cannabis sativa (Sativex solución para pulverización bucal) have been approved for sanitary registration (marketing authorization) by…
An insight into upcoming regulatory reforms affecting Chile pharma. Prepared in association with Carey, a leading global law firm, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. Are there proposals for reform or significant change to the healthcare system? A bill that will modify the Sanitary Code is currently under discussion. Main topics covered by this bill of law are: (i) prescription by INN; (ii) labeling; (iii) interchangeability of…
The low-down on the situation regarding patents and trademarks in Chile pharma. Prepared in association with Carey, a leading global law firm, this is an extract from The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, available to purchase here for USD 99. 1. What are the basic requirements to obtain patent and trademark protection? a. Patents: Any invention that has novelty, inventiveness and industrial application may be subject to patentability. In general terms, the basic requirements to obtain patent protection are the…