Thomae, Christian

Dumont | Partner

Christian is an Attorney at Law specialized in Intellectual Property since 1998. He is currently Partner and Head of Trademarks at Dumont, firm he joined in 2016.

With a very strong focus on trademarks and geographical indications, but also fluent in cultural misappropriation, copyright and other fields of IP and associated litigation, he has assisted IP holders throughout the years with the protection of their rights globally, acquiring vast experience in developing protection strategies according to the needs of each client to achieve their secure entry into and permanence in different markets. He also has experience in e-commerce, domain names, UDRP and LDRP proceedings and matters related to the protection of rights on the Internet.

Christian is responsible for the management, development and coordination of Dumont’s trademark clients’ portfolios, as well as the supervision and the improvement of the trademark-related services provided by the firm, as well as geographical indications, cultural misappropriation and copyright.

Some of the recognitions Christian has received include “IP Star” for Trademarks by Managing Intellectual Property since 2017; Bronze Band for Trademark Prosecution in WTR1000, since 2019; and recognized by “Best Lawyers” since 2020.

Christian is an active member of AMPPI (Mexican Chapter of AIPPI), AIPPI, ASIPI, INTA, MARQUES, ECTA, LESI, GRUR and AIPF, and has been part of the Faculty for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at the WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property in Mexico since 2008. He served as Board Member of AIPF until 2022, is currently a member of the Non-traditional Trademarks Committee of INTA, of the Geographical Indications Committee of ECTA, Chair for Latin America of the YMC of LESI and coordinator of the Geographical Indications Committee at AMPPI. He has published several articles in several international specialized publications and participated as a lecturer and panelist in several conferences and seminars.