Eryck Castillo Orive

Eryck Castillo is a Senior Partner of Uhthoff in Mexico City with more than 30 years’ experience in trademark and domain name portfolio management for Mexican and international companies, at both domestic and international levels. His practice includes both prosecution and enforcement.

Mr. Castillo is an expert counsel for clients in need of serious, objective and practical solutions to their everyday needs. These are derived from specialized studies in intellectual property conducted in Mexico and abroad, in addition to the values that have been fostered in the law firm since its foundation over 110 years ago, which were taught to Mr Castillo by some of its founders.


Mr Castillo is well known throughout the IP world. He was educated in Mexico and holds a law degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City (1993) and a Master’s in Intellectual Property from the Franklin Pierce Law Center, United States (1994). He also holds a diploma in IP law from Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City (1996), and continues his education by attending seminars throughout the world.

Eryck is fluent in Spanish and English.

Memberships / Professional Activities

Mr Castillo is the author of several articles on IP-related topics. He has also spoken publicly on these issues and lectured at several universities and associations.

He is the current secretary of the Mexican group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), He is the chair of the Policy Development Subcommittee of the Unfair Competition Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), a member of the Standing Committee on Commercialization of IP of AIPPI and of the Geographical Indications Committee of the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA).

Eryck is the author of several articles about Intellectual Property issues, besides being a lecturer in various universities and associations. Today it continues to be updated by attending seminars around the world.

He is the current President of the Mexican Association of Lawyers of Industrial Property (AMPPI), is chairman of the Subcommittee on Policy Development of the Committee of Unfair Competition in International Trademark Association (INTA), is a member of the Standing Committee of Intellectual property of AIPPI and the Geographical Indications Committee of the European Communities Trade Association (ECTA).