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, prevention of computer crimes and film distribution, production and financing. Mr. Magliona also handles government relations and policy matters.
Relevant Transactions: acquisition of Bazuca.com by VTR (2007), acquisition of Deremate.com 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. (2016), Adessa Falabella Data Center sale to GTD Grupo Teleductos (2018), among others.
Ranked by (i) Chambers Global 2020 in Intellectual Property (Band 2), (ii) Chambers Latin America 2021 as leader in TMT (Telecom, Media and Technology) (Band 1) and Intellectual Property, (iii) The Legal 500 Latin America 2021 in TMT (Leading Individual), Data Privacy, Intellectual Property and Corporate and M&A, (iv) 2021 Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year in Information Technology Law, also recommended in Intellectual Property Law, Media Law and Technology Law, (v) Leaders League 2020 as leader in Technology and Digital Services, highly recommended in Telecom and recommended in Intellectual Property Litigation, (vi) IP Stars 2020, (vii) Latin Lawyer LACCA in Corporate and M&A and (viii) the Chilean legal guide Leading Lawyers 2020 as “The Expert” in Innovation and Technology.
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 2018, E-commerce 2018, Data Protection 2018 and Copyright 2018.
Professional Affiliations. Mr. Magliona is a member of the Chilean Bar Association and the International Bar Association (IBA).
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.
Education. Mr. Magliona is a graduate of the Universidad de Chile (Licenciado en Ciencias Juridicas y Sociales con Distincion, 1997) and Stanford Law School (Master of Laws (LLM) in Law, Science & Technology, 2003). He was admitted to the Bar in 1997.
Language Mr. Magliona Speaks English and Spanish and is proficient in Hebrew.