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Claudio  Magliona

Santiago Attorney
Claudio Magliona

Phone: +56 2 3210 0030


Languages: English, Spanish

Practice Areas:

Claudio Magliona has an extensive practice in corporate and financing, technology law, telecommunications, intellectual and industrial property and entertainment law, including corporate structures, mergers and acquisitions, financing, licensing and software development agreements, franchising, data protection, computer crimes and film distribution, production and financing. Mr. Magliona also handles government relations and policy matters.

Relevant Transactions:

Acquisition of by VTR (2007), acquisition of Chile by MercadoLibre (2009), multimillion buy out in famous consumer product company (2010), international financing of Comparaonline by Grupo Kaszek (2012), acquisition of CortaContas (Brasil) and entrance of BuscaPe Group to Compara Online (2013), acquisition of renal care centers by Diaverum UK (2012-2013), acquisition of SaferTaxi by Tappsi SAS (Colombia) (2014) and the acquisition of Portalinmobiliario by Mercado Libre (2014), credit agreement from Société Générale to Sucden Chile S.A. (US$15.000.000), (2016).

Ranked by (i) Chambers Global 2016 in Intellectual Property (Band 2), (ii) Chambers Latin America 2016 as leader in TMT (Telecommunication, Media & Technology) (Band 1) and Intellectual Property (Band 2), (iii) The Legal 500 Latin America 2015 as recommended lawyer in Corporate and M&A, TMT (Leading Lawyer) and Intellectual Property, and (iv) the International Law Office with a Client Choice 2013 in Information Technology. The publications highlight his 24/7 availability, businessoriented advice and visible commitment to each case: “He is an extremely talented lawyer who has a comprehensive knowledge of all the issues in this sector and of the best way to deal with them” and “impressive client portfolio and strong academic background”. Claudio is also recognized by the 2015 Who’s Who Legal.

Claudio Magliona together with a group of peers was awarded the 2012 Probono Case recognition because of his probono work in intellectual property.

Professional Experience:

From 1998-2002 and 2006 Mr. Magliona worked as an associate with Carey y Cia’s Banking and Financial Group, where he headed transactions such as D&S Debt Restructure (CH$119.707.000.000) and the Foreign Credit Agreement from San Paolo Imi to Banco del Desarrollo (US$100.000.000). Focused on corporate law, in particular, banking and foreign investment regulations and technology law. Organized and drafted merger and joint venture agreements. Participated in proceedings related to foreign investment applications, notes issuances and Chilean offshore stock exchange applications with the Superintendence of Banks and Financial Entities, the Central Bank of Chile and the Superintendence of Securities. Structured and drafted syndicated loan agreements and derivatives transactions. Advised clients and drafted reports on issues regarding technology and law, including e-commerce, data protection and copyright.

From 2003 to 2005 Mr. Magliona worked as a foreign attorney with Greenberg Glusker’s Intellectual Property and Technology Group (part of Neff Law Group Merger), Los Angeles, CA. Focused on corporate and technology matters for many of the world’s major computer software and technology companies. Negotiated and structured international commercial transactions, licensing and transfer of technology agreements. During that time, he also was legal advisor to the Latin America Committee of the Business Software Alliance (BSA), Washington, D.C. and BSA country manager in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Venezuela. Handled government relations, policy and enforcement issues affecting copyright industries.

Books, Articles and Speaking Engagements:

Claudio Magliona has spoken at numerous conferences around Latin America and has been quoted in several publications. He is author of several publications on technology and law, data protection, intellectual property and film financing, including the book Computer Crime and Fraud, Comparative Law and Law No. 19,223, for Editorial Jurídica de Chile and the article Doing Business in Latin America: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Los Angeles Business Journal.

He is the author of the Getting the Deal Through Chile Chapters of Licensing 2016, E-commerce 2016, Data Protection 2015 and Copyright 2015.

Professional Affiliations:

Mr. Magliona is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).


Mr. Magliona is a graduate of the Universidad de Chile (Licenciado en Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales con Distinción, 1997) and Stanford Law School (Master of Laws (LLM) in Law, Science & Technology, 2003). He was admitted to the Bar in 1997.

Academic Activities:

Mr. Magliona is Professor and the Director of the LLM in Law, Technologies, Telecommunications and Intellectual Property of the Universidad de Chile Law School.


Spanish, English and is proficient in Hebrew.

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Magliona Abogados

Av. Andrés Bello 2687
Piso 24

Law Firm Contact: Claudio Magliona

Tel: +56 2 3210 0030



Member Since: 2016

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