Senior Partner - Uhthoff Gómez Vega & Uhthoff SC
Born in Mexico City, Consuelo González-Rodriguez is an attorney who specialises in the IP field. She holds a law degree from the Universidad La Salle, Mexico City (1984), and has also received a diploma in economics and corporate law from Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City (1989).
She began working at Uhthoff Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, SC in 1981 and was appointed as a partner in 1991. Today Ms Gonzalez is the senior partner of the trademark department.
Ms Gonzalez has been a professor of economic theory and industrial property at La Salle University, Mexico City since 1985. She is an active member of various international organisations, such as the Mexican Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AMPPI), the Mexican Bar Association, the International Trademark Association and the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property. Ms Gonzalez has collaborated with the Mexican Industrial Property Institute on the adaptation and translation into Spanish of the Catalogue of the International Classification of Goods and Services issued by the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
On December 1 2004 Ms Gonzalez was elected as president of the admission commission for new members of the AMPPI.
Due to her extensive expertise in national and international procedures, in November 2007 Ms Gonzalez was elected general secretary of the AMPPI to coordinate different committees, whose members are mostly lawyers from the leading firms in Mexico.
Many years of experience in IP and trademark matters are the basis of her extensive practice in the protection of clients' rights. She has been involved in the development of resolutions on filing, examination, opposition and appeal proceedings involving multinational companies. She is recognised as a great visionary and outstanding lawyer.