Head of Patents at Dumont
Victor Garrido joined Dumont as a patent analyst in 2009 and is now head of patents at the firm. He has acquired broad experience in industrial property since 2001 and has worked for some of the most recognised local firms in the field.
Mr Garrido’s practice focuses on issues related to the analysis and examination of patents, industrial designs and utility models, as well as prior art searches, clearance analysis, patentability analysis and technical opinions for litigation.
Mr Garrido’s role as head of patents is pivotal to Dumont’s expertise in drafting patents, which makes it stand out among Latin American IP firms.
Mr Garrido is responsible for the development of Dumont’s patent client portfolio as well as the supervision and improvement of the patent-related services provided by the firm.
Mr Garrido has written articles published in some of the most recognised IP-related magazines on topics such as computer-implemented inventions, patentability requirements and substantive issues surrounding the Mexican patent system.
Mr Garrido is a member of international associations such as the International Trademark Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the Association of Intellectual Property Firms, and he is an active member of the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
Mr Garrido speaks Spanish and English.