Saúl Santoyo Orozco

Saul is a Senior Partner and the head of the litigation department at Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff. His practice focuses on IP litigation and enforcement, anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting issues, domain names disputes and counselling. With extensive experience handling complex IP litigation, he has particular expertise in transcendental disputes involving patents.

Saul is routinely involved in multidisciplinary cases, where he can advise clients on all the legal and technical aspects of their industrial, commercial, institutional or government litigious matters. Mr. Santoyo provides his clients with well-thought-out, practical and efficient solutions to all their IP issues. He also designs and implements anti-counterfeiting programs.

Saul holds a Law Degree from the Universidad La Salle Faculty of Law, Mexico City, and has completed postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property, International Commerce and Internet Law.

He is the author of "Well-Known Trademarks" (1997); coauthor of the Mexican chapter of the book "Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win", Edited by Bloomberg Press and now in its third edition. Saul is also the author of several articles on IP-related topics and he has also spoken publicly on these issues and lectured at several universities and associations.

Saul holds leadership positions in several professional and industry associations and is a member of numerous others; he also regularly attends the meetings of the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI), the Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property (ABPI) and MARQUES. Saul Co-chairs the Firms Entertainment and Sports Law Committee.