What happens with IP in Mexico if NAFTA dies

A few speculations about IP rights in Mexico after death of NAFTA, if it happens.

Continue Reading December 4, 2017 at 7:42 AM Leave a comment

The Mexican Patent and Trademark Office against the “Netfllix of Sports”.

The Mexican Patent ad Trademark Office started ex-officio an infringment action againts sportflix.net, the so called “Netflix of sports”.

Continue Reading September 29, 2017 at 4:07 PM Leave a comment

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

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