A court opens the door to the Doctrine of Equivalents in Mexico

Comments about the decision of a Court of Appeals in Mexico City that allows Doctrine of Equivalents in patent infringement cases.

Continue Reading May 16, 2017 at 4:15 PM Leave a comment

New binding ruling benefits owners of trademarks registered in Mexico that claimed date of first use.

This bindig precedent makes claiming a date of first use in trademark applications safer for trademark owners.

Continue Reading September 29, 2016 at 9:38 PM Leave a comment

Mexico expedites appeals

On June, 2016, Mexico changed the statute to make appeal procedures faster.

Continue Reading September 11, 2016 at 12:21 PM Leave a comment

Mexican Congress approves trademark opposition system.

Mexico finally adopted an opposition system for new trademark applications.

Continue Reading May 1, 2016 at 7:06 AM Leave a comment

The Drug Lord and the Trademark

This is what happens when somebody files an application to register the name of a mob leader as a trademark.

Continue Reading February 1, 2016 at 5:33 PM Leave a comment

2015 Holidays of the Mexican Patent and Trademark Office and the courts

The Mexican Patent and Trademark Office and the courts will be closed due the Holidays.

Continue Reading December 17, 2015 at 9:05 AM Leave a comment

Some problems that Madrid users may face in Mexico

The Madrid System is covenient and practical for many trademark owners, but in practice they may have to deal with a few problems that regular trademark applicants do not find.

Continue Reading December 17, 2015 at 8:26 AM Leave a comment

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