Alexandra Howard Turcios obtained her law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and holds a Diploma in Advanced Procedural Law and Litigation from the same university. Before joining Saenz de Santa Maria Abogados as a partner, Alexandra worked as Intellectual Property Manager at CMPC a Chilean multinational Company, where she directed the management and strategy of the Company’s Intellectual Property.
Sáenz de Santa María is a boutique law firm with extensive experience in Intellectual and Industrial Property litigation and management, which guarantees agility in response time, excellence in customer service and a high degree of confidentiality of their information. Her practice focuses on providing clients with comprehensive advice on how to protect, manage and enhance their intellectual property assets, taking into account the reality of each company, as well as the application and prosecution of industrial privileges, protection of plant varieties and in general industrial property litigation, both in special and ordinary courts, as well as the drafting and review of contracts in intellectual property matters and data protection
A seasoned lawyer with more than 16 years of experience, she advises important clients, domestic and international, on matters related to civil and commercial law, especially in the areas of Industrial and Intellectual Property.
Known for her negotiation skills, leadership and ability to propose efficient and creative solutions, Alexandra worked as a senior associate at Villaseca Abogados, advising clients on trademark, patent, copyright and anti counterfeiting issues. During her time in Australia, she worked as a foreign lawyer at Phillips, Ormonde & Fitzpatrick, a leading industrial property law firm.
Alexandra is vice president and was recently re-elected to the Board of Directors of ACHIPI (Chilean Association of Intellectual Property) and an INTA member.