Approval of the Bill implementing a trademark Opposition System in Mexico

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On June 1, 2016, the bill implementing the opposition system in Mexico was published in the Official Gazette. The aforementioned reform foresees that the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property shall have a 10-day term for publishing new trademark applications within the Industrial Property Gazette. Once the application is published, any person who considers that the […]

Facilities to Grant New Concession Titles

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On May 17, 2016, the “Decree through which administrative facilities for the granting of new concessions or assignments of national waters to the users, holders of concession titles expired from January 1st, 2004 onwards” was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOF for its acronym in Spanish). The Decree sets forth certain administrative facilities to […]

Aerial Electronic Multiple Immigration Form

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Immigration authorities have recently implemented the use of the Aerial Electronic Multiple Immigration Form (herein the Aerial MIF), which is seeking to be a new mechanism that provides fast and effective entry to the country for foreign individuals. The Aerial MIF is applicable to those foreign nationals seeking to enter Mexican territory by air, for […]

Approval of the Bill implementing a trademark Opposition System in Mexico

Publicada en Deja un comentarioPublicada en English, Intellectual Property

On April 28, 2016, Mexico´s Congress approved the proposition for implementing an opposition system during the trademark registration process. In accordance with the system, within ten days after its filing, each trademark application will be published in the Industrial Property Gazette. Once the application is published, any person who considers that the respective trademark incurs […]

CPEUM & LFT

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On April 28, 2016, President Enrique Peña Nieto sent to the Senate two bills for amendments to Articles 107 and 123 of the Mexico’s Federal Constitution and for additions to the Federal Labor Law covering: (i) union contract registration and filing requirements, (ii) rules to exercise the right to strike in order to execute a […]

COLABORATION BETWEEN BASHAM, RINGE & CORREA FOUNDATION AND LEX MUNDI PRO BONO FOUNDATION

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The Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Impact Report was published in the past few days. The report recognizes projects with the greatest social and environmental impact, as supported by the foundation and their collaborating firms. With great pride, we share with you the recognition granted to Basham, Ringe & Correa, S.C. for its support to […]

MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT FOR AUTOMATIC EXCHANGE OF TRANSFER PRICING DOCUMENTATION

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On January 27, 2016, 31 Countries1 (among them Mexico) signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for automatic exchange of Country-by-Country reports (the “Agreement”) to be received from their taxpayers as part of the implementation of Action 13 of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Action Plan issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. […]

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ENDORSES THE INCREASE OF TERMS STAY FOR FOREINGNERS IN NATIONAL TERRITORY AS REGIONAL VISITORS

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The House of Representatives through the Committee on Immigration Issues, approved the amendment of Article 52, section III of the Immigration Act. The amendment intends to enhance the period of legal stay from 3 days (which was granted previously), to 7 days, for those foreign nationals holders of a Regional Visitor Card (TVR, for its […]