Margarita is currently the Legal and Business Manager of NIC Chile, University of Chile, in charge of designing the administrative and business policies as well as the administration of the local domain name dispute resolution system. Along with her participation in the steering group of NIC Chile and in the Chilean National Council for Domain Names and IP Numbers, Margarita provides legal assistance in intellectual property, industrial property and cybercrime to different governmental organizations, such as the Chilean Civil Police, Ministries and Official Departments.
She is a former President of LACTLD (Latin American and Caribbean Top Level Domains Organization) and participates as a permanent representative of NIC Chile before ICANN. She was also a member of the Nom Com of ICANN, representing the ccNSO.
Margarita is a frequently invited professor for graduate courses, in diploma and master programs at the University of Chile, the Catholic University of Chile and other universities. She studied Law at the University of Chile and before joining NIC Chile she worked at the legal division of the Chilean Author Rights Society (SCD) and previously in Webhost S.A., a pioneer Internet Service Provider in Chile, as legal and intellectual property advisor on matters of the Internet, domain name registration, consumer protection, and illicit actions in the online environment.