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Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C.

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Renowned team active across a range of IP mandates. Continues to earn plaudits for its involvement in the registration and protection of IP rights, boasting expertise spanning anti-counterfeiting measures, patent prosecution for the protection of inventions and trade mark registration. Often seen acting as counsel to companies from the automotive, technology and life sciences spheres.

Notable practitioners

Active practitioner Eryck Castillo currently presides over the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. He receives peer endorsement for his activity on trade mark filings, also boasting experience in enforcement matters.

Key partner Javier Uhthoff-Orive is known for his expertise in patent enforcement and prosecution. A source describes him as "talented," and another one highlights his "high level of exposure." A peer goes on to state that "he is a patents specialist who is renowned in this field."

Partner Saul Santoyo Orozco possesses expertise on IP enforcement, particularly in the context of anti-counterfeiting measures and IP litigation. One peer notes that "he is active in the market and his litigation services are in high demand."

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Overview

Main practice areas

Copyrights. Protection of artistic and intellectual works and obtaining their registration before the National Institute of Copyright. The firm counsels and sponsors clients in the defense of their copyrights and provides assistance in enforcement actions against infringers, with a strong practice in the obtention of copyright protection.

Trademarks. This area handles services related with all aspects concerning the registration and maintenance of trade and service marks in accordance with Mexican and international policy and law. As far as trademarks are concerned, the firm also holds the number one spot in the total number of trademark applications filed every year in Mexico.

Patents. New creations are patents, utility models, drawings and industrial designs, integrated circuits and plant varieties. The department at the firm in charge of new creations is not only made up of lawyers who are experts in the area, but also engineers specialized in different fields of science.

Litigation. Litigate all types of infringements related with industrial and intellectual property, including those subjects of administrative, civil, commercial and criminal character. Furthermore, we prosecute domain name matters.



Members

González, Consuelo (Head of Department)

Santoyo Orozco, Saul (Head of Department)

Uhthoff-Orive, Javier (Head of Department)

Bolland, Marcela

Castillo, Eryck

Domínguez, Ignacio

Hadad, Xavier

Pérez Pérez, Eugenio

Industries

-Automobiles

-Food and Drink Producers

-Health Care

-Individual Clients

-Life Sciences

-Media

-Pharmaceutical

-Professional Services and Commercial

-Software and Hardware

-Technology and Electronics

-Telecommunications

Intellectual Property Department

Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C.

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Department location

Hamburgo 260

Col Juárez

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

06600

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Intellectual Property


Eryck Castillo
Band 4
Javier Uhthoff-Orive
Band 3
Saul Santoyo Orozco
Band 4