Javiera Péndola

Javiera Péndola

Patent and Regulatory Affairs Specialist


  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

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Patent and Regulatory Affairs Specialist of Carey’s Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Group. Her practice is focused on pharmaceutical patents and regulatory affairs related to sanitary registrations of pharmaceutical products and cosmetics, and consulting for the commercialization of foods and medical devices in Chile.


  • Pharmacist, Universidad de Chile (Summa Cum Laude) (2011).
  • Degree in Regulatory Affairs of Medicaments, Cosmetics and Medical Devices, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty, Universidad de Chile (best student of her promotion) (2012).
  • General Course on Intellectual Property, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (2013).
  • Advanced Course on Patents, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (2015).
  • Advance Course on Patents Search, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (2016).
  • Course on Nutritional Labeling, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile (2017).
  • Advanced Course on Sanitary Registration and Classification of Medical Devices, Instituto de Salud Pública (ISP) (2018).
  • Course on Biological and Biosimilar Therapies, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty, Universidad de Chile (2018).
Areas of Practice

Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Regulatory Affairs in the Pharmaceutical Sector, Universidad de Chile (since 2018).
  • Teaching Assistant of Pharmaceutical Legislation, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty, Universidad de Chile (since 2011).



Privacy, Technology and Telecommunications blog


New System of Processing Customs Destination Certificates for Medical Devices Without a Sanitary Registration
Carey, July 2018

In recent months a Customs Destination Certificate (CDA, in its Spanish acronym) will be required for medical devices1that do not have a sanitary registration to be imported into Chile. The CDA must be requested and obtained by the importer through the Institute of Public Health’s (ISP, id.) GICONA 2.0 electronic platform, and will require the payment of an official fee corresponding to the service code 4111027, “Customs Destination Certificate, law 18,164”...