Alejandro Castro Angulo

Partner & Managing Director

Alejandro Castro

alejandrocastro@unionandina.com

Alejandro Castro Angulo

+51 920 002 829

Lawyer by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú with specialization in Intellectual Property and Unfair Competiton. Currently he is the Managing Director of Union Andina de Patentes S.A.C. in charge of the national and international relationships of the company and providing strategic counsel for the Management team and Legal department.

As part of his professional practice Alejandro Castro was the legal assistant of the International Department of Unión Andina de Patentes S.A.C., managing trademark and patent portfolios of international clients in Latin America.

As part of his pre-professional experience Alejandro Castro was part of the Intellectual Property team of Muñiz, Ramírez, Pérez Taiman & Olaya Law Firm; Berninzon, Loret de Mola & Benavides Law Firm; and part of the Commission on Unfair Competition of The National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI).

Education
• Universidad ESAN, B.A. in Consumer Psychology (2021)
• Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University-The Netherlands, International Business Administration (2016). Universidad ESAN Exchange program.
• Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lawyer, cum laude (2014)

Memberships
• Civil Association IUS ET VERITAS, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú Law Review
• Lima Bar Association
• Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
• International Trademark Association (INTA)

Languages
• Spanish and english

Publications
• “The Kyoto Protocol, the Clean Development Mechanism and the carbon credits”. Co-authored. IUS ET VERITAS N° 36
• “Together but not coupled! An economic distance between trademarks and other Intellectual Property assets, in particular patents and copyrights”. IUS ET VERITAS N° 43
• “Trademark Cognitive Psychology and confusion. A contribution to unfair competition analysis”. Actualidad Jurídica, February 2015, N° 255 – Grupo Gaceta Jurídica.

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