Practicing intellectual property law for over three decades, Mr. Thompson has been repeatedly recognized by the World Trademark Reporter as one of the top 300 trademark attorneys in the world and is a three-time recipient of the WTR’s Best in-house Trademark Teams in the world.
Most recently Mr. Thompson was the General Counsel – Intellectual Property/Marketing Properties for Mars Incorporated. He also simultaneously served as the interim General Counsel for Mars Edge helping the startup division in its first two years of growth in new innovative areas of business.
Mr. Thompson has served in leadership positions at the largest brand companies in the world, including:
Mr. Thompson was also a partner at the global law firm of Greenberg Traurig. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a B.S. degree in Communications and a J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School.