Laura Collada

Managing Partner at Dumont

Laura Collada joined Dumont in 2000, when she was hired to spearhead the launch of the firm’s litigation department. In 2008 she was named managing partner and has since helped to fully digitise the firm’s systems and improve efficiencies and capabilities to better meet client needs. She has more than 30 years’ experience in intellectual property and was previously deputy director of unfair competition prevention at the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI).

Ms Collada’s broad expertise enables her to work on an array of IP matters. She advises clients on how to enhance the protection of their trademark portfolios and helps to plan patent and trademark litigation strategies. She is the main contact with the firm’s clients and oversees all teams to deliver quality IP legal services.

Under Ms Collada’s supervision, Dumont achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification (by TUV Rheinland®) for having a quality management system.

She teaches copyright and IP law at various universities in Mexico City and throughout Mexico. She also teaches clinical training in IP courses at the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI), the Mexican Chapter of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and IMPI.

Ms Collada has published articles on various topics in top trade publications, including Managing Intellectual Property, Lawyer Monthly and IPKat. She has also been asked to speak at several conferences on IP-related issues.

Ms Collada is a council member of MARQUES and project leader in the organisation’s International Trademark and Practice Team. She is co-chair of the AIPPI Standing Committee on Geographical Indications. She is also a member of INTA’s Geographical Indications Committee and various other national and international professional associations, including the Mexican Bar Association, the Association of Intellectual Property Firms, the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (co-chair of the Geographical Indications Committee and national delegate), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (member of the board), the European Communities Trademark Association and the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group.

Professional associations

  • INTA

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Av Insurgentes Sur 1898 Pent Office 21st Floor
Col Florida
Mexico City 01030

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