The Mexican Senate approved an amendment to the Industrial Property Law. This amendment seeks to update the Mexican industrial property legislation according to the demands of the national and international markets. The implemented changes will allow, among other aspects, the registration of non-visual trademarks, such as olfactory and sound trademarks. Likewise, the amendment includes the [...]
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The number of patents and trademarks registered in Mexico have increase According to the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) the country reached the highest level in patent applications for inventions and trademarks.
Once your Trademark is granted you should have in mind the Expiration date of the trademark registration in order to file the trademark renew on time. Normally, in Latin America a Trademark is granted for 10 ayers.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has developed an artificial intelligence platform that could be used as a based translation tool for patent documents.
On January 1 2017 will enter into force a new edition of the Nice Classification for the Registration of trademarks.
The Senate unanimously approved the Industrial Property Law reform proposal (Ley de la Propiedad Industrial) in which the trademark opposition system was projected and came into force on August 30, 2016.
Geographical indications, as distinctive signs, have the primary function of vindicating own qualities and reputation of products in relation to the place and conditions where they are produced.
The convention applies only to public documents that need to be authorized. If both countries are part of the convention, an Apostille will be sufficient. There will be no need for any more documents or procedures to make the legal document count in one of the both countries.