Pool of Arbitrators

Reynaldo Urtiaga

Head of the ADR Practice, Bryan, Gonzalez Vargas & Gonzalez Baz (Mexico City); Tenured Professor of Law, National Autonomous, University of Mexico

Reynaldo is a Mexican qualified attorney, and accredited international arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, entertainment law, and commercial law. He represents foreign clients doing business transactions with Mexican entities, as well as Mexican copyright holders and IP owners licensing or selling their art works and intellectual property abroad. He lectures on Intellectual Property Law, Cultural Law, and ADR Law. He successfully completed the Workshop for Mediators in Art and Cultural Heritage organized jointly by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in London, in May 2012.

Reynaldo’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 2002. He has served as Arbitrator and Panelist in a wide range of IP and commercial disputes at both the domestic and international level. He has served as Tribunal Chair in arbitration proceedings administered by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). He was appointed and is currently included in the Roster of International Arbitrators/Panelists of: WIPO, ICANN, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA), British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC), Mexico’s Center of Arbitration (CAM), Mexico City Chamber of Commerce (CANACO), and the International Center of Mediation and Arbitration (CIAM). He was appointed to the CAfA List of Arbitrators in January 2020.

Reynaldo’s educational background includes: Doctor of Juridical Science with honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2019); a Postgraduate Diploma in International Arbitration Law with merits from Queen Mary, University of London (2001); a LL.M from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2001) and Law Degree with honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2000).

He is also the Chairman of Mexico’s Chapter at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Journal of International Trade Law.

Jurisdiction: Mexico