Claudia Fernandini Valle Riestra
Attorney licensed at the bar of Peru, graduated from the University of Lima. MBA by the Pacific University, Diploma in Innovation Management by the Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University and Leipzig University, currently studying a Master in Innovation Project Management at the Southern Scientific University (UCSUR). Claudia is a member of the International Academic Council for the Master in IP, Competition and New Technologies of the University Rey Juan Carlos from Spain (2016 – 2017).
She has extensive experience in strategy and management of Intangible Assets, IP Management, identification and protection of Trade Secrets, Special Consultant for the implementation of technological intelligence systems, IP litigation, Technology Transfer, among others in Peru and abroad.
With over 22 years’ experience in competition and Intellectual Property, Claudia has represented over 2000 patents applications, over 6000 trademarks matters, and has headed numerous projects on technological intelligence. Intellectual Property consultant for various institutions, her experience includes being a professor at the Master in Science and Technology at the Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University, thesis advisory, consultancy to the National Agricultural Innovation Program (PNIA), to the Direction of Innovation of the Peruvian Patent Office, to the CONCYTEC program named FONDECYT, to the development of the Intellectual Property framework for the country brand (PROMPERU).
Claudia Fernandini was a former General Director at Clarke Modet & C° Perú from the date it was incorporated until December 2014. Previously, she was the founder of Fernandini Abogados (acquired by Clarke Modet & C° Perú)
Stephany Soto Bendezu
Geneticist, Biotechnology Biologist by San Marcos National University and is a member of the Peruvian College of Biologists. She holds a Master degree in Health Management from the University Inca Garcilaso de la Vega and a Diploma in Public Policy Management from the Miguel Cervantes Saavedra University of Chile. She holds a Diploma in IP Law from Universidad del Pacifico.
Stephany has obtained several certificates in Plant Variety, Access to Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge, Patents and Technological Intelligence from The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
She is a specialist in IP Management on the whole range of IP rights (Patents, Industrial designs, Plant Varieties…) on the whole process from application to the offensive-defensive strategies of protection (FTO, Validity, Patentability and Infringement Analysis), Stephany has been responsible for the patent portfolio management of important national and foreign companies.
Stephany Soto was a former Head of the Patent and Plant Variety Department at Clarke, Modet & Co. Perú until 2016. She is a regular speaker at conferences, national scientific meetings regarding Intellectual Property and Technological Innovation.
Master in Intellectual Property of the University Carlos III of Madrid Spain. Lawyer of the National University of Piura, admitted by the Bar Association of Lima. An extrajudicial conciliator accredited by the Ministry of Justice. Karin Ruiz worked in the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property INDECOPI in the guideance of users regarding Intellectual Property procedures, consumer protection and insolvency proceedings.
Toxicologist from the National University of San Marcos with first place in academic performance. Mastering in Management and Policy Innovation and Technology from the Pontificial Catholic University of Peru.
Patent consultant in the areas of Chemistry, Pharmacy, Industry Process, Metallurgy, among others. With experience in technical analysis offenses (FTO), oppositions and nulities, analysis of patentability, patent drafting, and technical advice to inventors and researchers.
Master in Molecular and Cellular Plant Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia Spain. Geneticist Biotechnologist Biologist from the National University of San Marcos. Professor's Assistant of laboratory during practical cases of Enzymatic Technology and Chromosomic Structure from the Faculty of Biology at the National University of San Marcos.
Work experience in scientific research and Intellectual Property (Patents and Plant Variety Rights) Development of research projects relative to the diversity of plants at the gene, cellular and biochemical levels. Knowledge of laboratory techniques: Cytogenetic, Biochemical, Molecular Biology, In Vitro Culture, Transgenesis.