Chile is the only country of the region having the Additional Protection remedy, which is basically a right to request from the Industrial Property Court an extended protection time of a granted patent, as a result of the unjustified administrative delay in granting the patent processed by the National Institute of Intellectual Property (Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial, Inapi).

Which are requirements, what is the procedure, how long does it take, when can it be requested, how much is it worth? And other questions.

Advantages in attending

  • To become informed on when is it possible to exercise this right.
  • To become aware of the requirements a patent must meet to obtain this right.
  • To become aware of the time, procedure, and costs of exercising this right.

Who must attend to this web seminar?

Companies and individuals having ongoing patent applications, or patents recently granted in Chile. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Date: October 15


Ismael Berguecio, Patents attorney.

Attorney of the Universidad Central de Chile, holds a PUC (Pontificia Universidad Catolica) certificate course in Intellectual and Industrial Property, and a Universidad de Chile certificate course in Tax Management. He has over 7 years of experience Intellectual and Industrial Property affairs.  


María Mercedes Londoño, Trademarks Director.

Attorney of the Universidad Externado de Colombia, specialized in Intellectual Property, Copyrights and New Technologies. She has over 8 years of experience in Intellectual Property matters. Master of Laws (LLM) candidate in Economic and International Law at Universidad de Chile.