Tribute to Milena Alcayaga (Q.E.P.D), his legacy to the field of national technology transfer

In April, we learned the sensitive death of Milena Alcayaga, in that then-Manager of the Office of technology transfer and licensing of the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (OTTL USM), who gave a great contribution to the area of protection of intellectual property and technology transfer in Chile during his career more of 20 years.     Read more …


Support for those who want to license, among the novelties of the seminar of WIPO and INAPI international patenting systems

Seminar of international patenting. Photo courtesy of INAPI

The National Institute of intellectual property (INAPI) and the world intellectual property organization (WIPO for its acronym in English), with the cooperation of the European Patent Office (EPO for its acronym in English) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC), they organized the "International patenting strategies seminar". The event was held the 9 June in the center of innovation Anacleto Angelini of the PUC and attended the Samanta Elgueta and Susana Labra, CREATECH markets and technologies executives. The seminar was composed of four lectures that addressed different issues related to both international and national patents.     Read more …


Success stories of researchers and entrepreneurs supported by CREATECH reflects diversity of industries and areas

CREATECH, with more than 10 years of existence, has supported in the transfer of the idea to the market to more than 500 projects from a variety of industries and areas of science and technology which can be classified in:

  • Biotechnology and health
  • The information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Food, Agricultural, Forestry and aquaculture
  • Renewable energy, Climate, Water and environment
  • Manufacturing, Mining and infrastructure
  • Education and social sciences

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Salmon farming innovations allow the constant challenges of the industry

2016-08-31The aquaculture industry is constantly facing challenges related to production, the relationship with the communities and the environment. Two clear examples of this are the Bloom algae affecting the Chilean Salmon industry, that earlier this year resulted in the loss of, some 40 thousand tons of salmon; and sea lice epidemic (Caligus rogercresseyi) or caligus affecting mainly Scottish and Norwegian producers. The losses, due to this epidemic resulted in an increase of the 16% in the price of Salmon in Britain, also affecting the sector of restaurants; While in Norway it was estimated that the costs for this cause were around USD 600 million. Is therefore that the advances that may exist in the field of innovations in this sector are quite relevant. We will show some of them below.     Read more …


Summer School WIPO on intellectual property is conducted in Santiago with the participation of CREATECH

Macarena Navas along with participants of the Summer School WIPO-Chile. Photo courtesy Macarena Navas.

Macarena Navas along with participants of the Summer School WIPO-Chile. Photo courtesy Macarena Navas.

Between the 25 January and the 5 February was held in Santiago the Summer School WIPO-Chile on intellectual property, organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with the National Institute of Industrial property in Chile (INAPI). The training was attended by Macarena Navas, CREATECH technologies Executive, with whom we spoke about the relevance of the course and the highlight of this.

The course brought together a 40 people, most lawyers, but also at offices of engineers of transfer and licensing, among others. He presented 35 talks, with national and international exhibitors, experts in different areas related to intellectual property and Industrial property, topics covered in different ways. The first week the talks focused on broadly enter the tracks, to make way for a single deepening of these, as also explanations of the functions fulfilled by each entity such as WIPO and INAPI, existing treaties of patent and trademark registration. The second week focused mostly on the above applications with issues related to what is patentable, patent search, Copyright, specific cases to finish the course with a practical exercise.     Read more …


World Intellectual property day, some indicators to consider

The 26 April is celebrated World Intellectual property day, commemorating the entry into force of the WIPO Convention in 1970. The aim of the celebration, This year it will focus on the music, It is to generate discussion on the role that intellectual property plays (IP) in promoting innovation and creativity.

Intellectual property can take shelter in different ways, Depending on the type of invention, one of these is the patenting. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) through its Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) It receives requests from patenting from the countries subscribed to this Convention, giving the possibility to the innovators of applying for patents in several countries simultaneously. This prevents that the request in each country must do individually and gives more time to do it.     Read more …


WIPO patent drafting workshop held with the presence of CREATECH

In December of last year was held in Santiago de Chile the "workshop of drafting patents" issued by the world intellectual property organization, WIPO for its acronym in English, in collaboration with INAPI. The meeting was attended by entrepreneurs, inventors, workers from different enterprises and workers of INAPI.

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INAPI assumed duties as new authority ISA/IPEA for PCT

2014-10-30-1Since the 22 October, the National Institute of Industrial property in Chile, INAPI, will begin to operate as International Searching Authority (ISA) and as International Preliminary Examination (IPEA) of the Patent Coperation Treaty (PCT). This new feature of INAPI will enable it to produce international reports on the State of the art for the granting of patent right. But, What is the PCT, What are the functions of an authority ISA/IPEA, What does this new feature of INAPI and benefit has to Chilean applicants. Below we provide more information.     Read more …


WIPO and INAPI invite Catherine Jelinek to give a view of technology transfer in Chile in the Workshop Intellectual Property Management in Universities and Successful Technology Licensing (STL)


From left to right, Etienne Choupay, Javier Ramírez, Matias Vial and Catherine Jelinek. Courtesy of LETTERGT

Workshop Intellectual Property Management in Universities and Successful Technology Licensing (STL) organized by WIPO and INAPI, Catherine Jelinek (General Manager of CREATECH) He directed the day Monday 21 the Roundtable entitled Emerging Technology Transfer Issues in University - Industry relations in Chile. At the round table, Catherine was accompanied by Javier Ramírez (Director of innovation of the Vice Presidency for innovation and development of the University of Chile), Etienne Choupay (Director innovation and entrepreneurship of the Vice Presidency of inv. and advanced studies, PUCV) and Matias Vial (Director of development and innovation, management of innovation and development of the Universidad de los Andes).     Read more …


In success ends workshop entitled Intellectual Property Management in Universities and Successful Technology Licensing (STL) WIPO and INAPI

Maximiliano Santa Cruz welcoming company with Olga Spasic. Courtesy of the National Institute of Industrial property, INAPI

Maximiliano Santa Cruz welcoming company with Olga Spasic. Courtesy of the National Institute of Industrial property, INAPI

WIPO (WIPO in Spanish) the workshop was developed in conjunction with INAPI Successful Technology Licensing (STL) the days 21 to 24 October in the premises of INAPI, Workshop which aims to a better future in the transfer of technologies.

The workshop led by Olga Spasic (Head Innovation Structure Section, WIPO), It was also attended by Kevin Nachtrab (Past-President of the Licensing Executives Society International - LESI- and Senior Patent Attorney at Johnson & Johnson), Ernesto Cavelier (Attorney, Herrera & Ruiz, Colombia), Sebastian Farias (Branch of knowledge transfer, INAPI) and Catherine Jelinek (General Manager at CREATECH).     Read more …