Global Intellectual Property Center

Mexico

Mexico

Primary Sources

  • Decree amending and supplementing Various Provisions of the Industrial Property Law (as published in the Official Gazette of June 1, 2016) (2016)
  • Commercial Code (as amended up to June 13, 2014) (2014)
  • Decree adding Paragraphs Third and Fourth to the Article 181 on the Industrial Property Law (2010)
  • Decree adding subparagraph VIII to Article 148 of the Federal Law on Copyright (2015)
  • Decree amending and supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Industrial Property (2010)
  • Decree amending and supplementing Various Provisions of the Industrial Property Law (as published in the Official Gazette of January 25, 2006) (2006)
  • Decree amending and supplementing Various Provisions of the Industrial Property Law (as published in the Official Gazette of June 16, 2005) (2005)
  • Decree amending Article 180 of the Industrial Property Law (2009)
  • Decree amending Article 210, subparagraph I, Article 218, subparagraph III, and Article 235 of the Federal Law on Copyright and adding a final paragraph to Article 213 thereof (2013)
  • Decree amending Article 231, subparagraph III, of the Federal Law on Copyright (2016)
  • Decree amending Article 77 of the Law on Industrial Property (2003)
  • Decree amending articles 429 on the Federal Criminal Code Federal and article 223 bis on the Industrial Property Law (2012)
  • Decree amending Some Provisions of the Industrial Property Law and Article 232 of the Federal Law on Copyright (2012)
  • Decree amending the Federal Law on Copyright (as published in the Official Gazette of July 23, 2013) (2003)
  • Decree amending the Industrial Property Law (as published in the Official Gazette of December 26, 1997) (1998)
  • Decree amending Various Provisions of the Regulation on the Industrial Property Law (2011)
  • Decree amending, adding and repealing Certain Provisions of the Federal Public Administration Law and of other laws creating the Ministry of Culture (2015)
  • Decree issuing the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law and the Mexican Public Broadcasting System Law and amending, adding and repealing Certain Provisions on Telecommunications and Broadcasting (2014)
  • Decree of January 6, 2010 amending and supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Industrial Property (2010)
  • Federal Criminal Code (as amended up to July 14, 2014) (2014)
  • Federal Law on Administrative Procedure (as amended up to April 9, 2012)
  • Federal Law on Copyright (as amended up to January 14, 2016) (2016)
  • General Health Law (consolidated version published in the Official Gazette of November 28, 2016) (2016)
  • Industrial Property Law (consolidated version published in the Official Gazette on June 1, 2016) (2016)
  • Law of the public broadcasting system of the Mexican state (2014)
  • Law on Science and Technology (as amended up to May 20, 2014) (2014)
  • Law on Telecommunications (as amended up to January 16, 2013) (2014)
  • Organic Law of the Federal Public Administration (2014)
  • Agreement establishing maximum Terms for responding to Proceedings before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2004)
  • Agreement establishing Rules and Criteria for the Resolution of various Procedures before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2004)
  • Agreement establishing the Interdepartmental Commission for the Protection, Surveillance and Safeguarding of Intellectual Property Rights (1993)
  • Agreement establishing the Organization, Functions and Territorial Jurisdiction for the Regional Offices of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2009)
  • Agreement establishing the Rules for the Submission of Applications before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2010)
  • Agreement to delegate Authority to the Deputy Directors General, Divisional Directors, Heads of Regional Offices, Divisional Vice Directors, Departmental Coordinators and other Subordinates of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2007)
  • Customs Law (as amended up to December 9, 2013) (2013)
  • Decree adding various provisions to the Regulation of Disease Control of Products and Services, the Regulation of the General Law for Tobacco Control and the Regulation on Health Supplies (as published in the Official Gazette of October 9, 2012) (2012)
  • Decree establishing the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (1993)
  • Decree of September 15, 2003, amending the Regulation of Health Supplies and the Regulations under the Industrial Property Law (2003)
  • Decree of September 9, 2002, amending the Regulations under the Industrial Property Law (2002)
  • Federal Antitrust Law (2012)
  • Federal Civil Code (as amended up to December 24, 2013) (2013)
  • Federal Code of Civil Procedure (as last amended on April 9, 2012) (2012)
  • Federal Code of Criminal Procedure (as amended up to March 5, 2014) (2014)
  • Federal Law on the Production, Certification and Trade of Seeds (2007)
  • Foreign Investment Law (2012)
  • General Law on Libraries (2009)
  • Law on Telecommunications (2010)
  • Organic Statute of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (2007)
  • Regulation of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (1999)
  • Regulation on the Industrial Property Law (consolidated text as published in the DOF on June 10, 2011) (2011)
  • Regulations under the Federal Copyright Law (as amended on September 14, 2005) (2005)
  • Rules of the National Institute of Copyright (1999)

Secondary Sources

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  • Clarke Modet & Co (2016), “IP Reform Includes the largely expected opposition system” (translated), 2/18/2016
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  • El Siglo de Torreon (2015), Mexico Looses 13billions for Piracy”,8/26/2015
  • El Siglo de Torreon (2016), “Mexico snd the Early Death of Inventions”, 8/21/2016
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  • Fernando Chavez/World Crunch (2014), “”The Threat Of Mexico’s Massive Undergound Economy””, 8/13/2014
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  • Patricio Barrera (2015), “Breakdown of National Content Requirements”, 5/14/2015
  • Practical Law/Thomson Reuters (2014), “Patent protection and data and marketing exclusivity”, 3/1/2014
  • Procuratura General de la Republica (PGR) (2015), “PGR committed to protecting the innocent and ensure effective reparations”, Bulletin 335/15, 7/31/2015
  • Rafael Gimenez/WIPR (2013), “Trademark hijacking in Mexico”, 9/1/2013
  • Saúl Santoyo Orozco and José Luis Ramos­Zurita/WIPR (2015),”Counterfeit goods: A boost for the legal arsenal”,5/1/2015
  • South America Patent Observatory (Observatorio Suramericano de Patentes) (2016), “Mexico approves law on brand opposition”, 5/5/2016
  • South America Patent Observatory (Observatorio Suramericano de Patentes) (2016), “Mexico Reforms IP Law”, 6/3/2016
  • Thomson Reuters (2016),”IP in business transactions: Mexico overview”, 6/1/2016
  • USPTO (2015), “Patent Prosecution Highway Between USPTO and IMPI (Pilot)”
  • Von Wobeser y Sierra SC/World Trademark Review (2014), “Designs: A Global Guide 2014”