Two-year Certificate, Berklee College of Music, 2003.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Chile, 2001.
Rodrigo Velasco A. has specialized in Intellectual Property Rights. He counsels on matters concerning licensing, contracts, tax issues and litigation in connection with trademark enforcement, unfair competition, software, and domain names. He is part of the firm's Copyright & Entertainment Law Department.
After graduating from the University of Chile Law School in 2001 (Magna Cum Laude), he was granted a Distinction Diploma by the Chilean Ministry of Justice, for his outstanding internship within the Public Legal Assistance Service.
During 2002-2003 he attended Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, where he was twice granted the B.A.S. scholarship (Berklee Achievement-based Scholarship), and specialized in the legal aspects of the music industry.
His undergraduate thesis in 2000 is titled "Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet". He has participated as speaker in conferences and seminars, written various articles on Intellectual Property matters, and regularly collaborates with specialized trademark and copyright publications. He led the Alessandri & Compañía team which obtained the very first sound mark registration in Chile.
Mr. Velasco has been both an evaluator and integrated the National Council for the Arts and Culture. He is member of the Chilean Performing Rights Organization (SCD), the Interamerican Copyright Institute (IIDA), the Chilean Association of Industrial Property (ACHIPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and the Chilean Bar Association.
Languages: Spanish - English
Specialties: - Intellectual Property Litigation
- Trademarks & Copyright Law
- Entertainment Law
- Internet Domain Names