1 May

Protecting fashion and cultural expressions

Protecting the knowledge and traditional cultural expressions of different cultures and indigenous communities is a complex task. Opinions are divided, but one route may involve IP rights to protect traditional forms of innovation and creativity.

Javier Uhthoff Rojo


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Javier Uhthoff Rojo is an associate at Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff, SC and a member of the copyright department. He was born in Mexico City and obtained a law degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana, where he also obtained a postgraduate degree in administrative law and fiscal procedure. He obtained a master’s in IP, information and technology law from Fordham University Faculty of Law, New York City.

He is an active member of the Mexican Bar Association and the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, and recently became a member of the Copyright Society of the United States and the International Technology Law Association. He speaks Spanish and English.