Trademark Watch Service in Mexico

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Since Mexico is a member of the Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of marks, the applications that enter into examination in our country by designation made under said international agreement, do not have a legal representative in Mexico responsible of its prosecution procedure, including the new opposition stage. Considering the […]

Operation of the Trademark Opposition System in Mexico

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In accordance to the recent reforms implemented in the Industrial Property Law, the Mexican Opposition System for the trademark registration procedure has come into force on August 30, 2016. This opposition procedure will not replace the substantive examination carried out by the Mexican Trademark Office during the prosecution of a trademark application, and said Authority […]

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 […]

Approval of the Bill implementing a trademark Opposition System in Mexico

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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 […]