21 Nov 2017

Can the law protect us from ransomware?

LexLatin. This is the fourth part of a series of articles written by our associate, Francisco Aravena, on the latest technological trends and their pending legal aspects. On this occasion, the attorney at law of SILVA and master in new technologies, returns to the debate with a question more valid t
15 Nov 2017

Silva wins entertainment industry trademark battle

Leaders League. The media and rating agency for top executives, Leaders League, published the victory obtained by Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) over British content company FremantleMedia. The Chilean public channel, represented by our partner Juan Pablo Silva, won a resounding entertainment i
07 Nov 2017

Intelligent contracts regulation

Lexlatin. The third installment of a series of articles written by Francisco Aravena, associate of SILVA Abogados, on technological trends in Chile. In this occasion, the legal expert in New Technologies brings us closer to the future of intelligent contracts and blockchain systems. To read the ful
07 Nov 2017

TVN defeats American Idol and Pop Idol

Marcasur. A strong victory was obtained by Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) over the entertainment giant FremantleMedia, after the multinational company filed a nullity claim on the registration of the trademark “Ídolos”, a well-known TV program produced by TVN during 2004-2005. Desp
03 Nov 2017

When food labelling and trademarks collide

World Intellectual Property Review Our partner Andrés Grunewaldt and associate Luis Felipe Opazo wrote about the effects of the Food Labelling Law in Chile and how its implementation has “collided” or affected the basic right of some previously registered trademarks in the country. An i
02 Nov 2017

Who regulates artificial intelligence?

LexLatin. The second delivery of a total of six articles on the regulation of the latest technological trends in Chile and its pending legal aspects. On this occasion, our associate Francisco Aravena, gives his opinion on the scope of artificial intelligence and the challenges that lie ahead in this
26 Oct 2017

Data intelligence: the power of information

LexLatin. The first installment of a series of articles on the regulation of the latest technological developments in Chile and its pending legal aspects. Our associate, Francisco Aravena, once again gives his opinion on this matter, now before the well-known LexLatín media. With a cross-cutting me
25 Oct 2017

New technological trends and pending legal issues (Part 2)

Idealex. Opinion. With a Master’s degree in New Technologies Law from the University of Oslo, Norway, Francisco Aravena, an associate of SILVA, returns to the debate on new technological trends that are expanding throughout Chile. A column that reopens the discussion on the changes undergone a