Region: Mexico

How to accelerate your patent application at Mexico’s IP office

Those applying for a patent in Mexico who already have a patent established elsewhere, should consider the Patent Prosecution Highway and the Patent Parallel Grant, as they could allow a fast track to success.

23 September 2021

WIPO investigations suggest IP activities can boost revenue for companies and aid economic recovery

Well-considered IP laws and enforcement can be a major force for economic recovery – particularly in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic. Previous WIPO investigations that reveal what companies can do to boost their revenue and contribute to economic growth.

16 September 2021

Why the Mexican government is redistributing counterfeit goods

The Mexican president has announced that seized counterfeits will be redistributed to low-income populations, raising fears that this policy violates not only IP rights, but also federal laws and international treaties.

09 September 2021

New agency to improve the enforcement of IP rights at the Mexican border

A new autonomous customs body looks set to give a significant boost to Mexico’s fight against counterfeits, particularly with regard to fake goods entering the country.

19 August 2021

CCFN keeps an eye on Mexico GI regime after a year of USMCA

Focus remains on Mexico adhering to the terms of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as Consortium for Common Food Names senior director Shawna Morris considers the treaty’s effects on geographical indications over the past 12 months.

09 August 2021


Featured in World Trademark Review Yearbook 2021/2022

Registration and enforcement of trademark rights in Mexico is regulated by a framework of local laws, regulations, treaties and precedents on specific legal loopholes or procedural matters.

29 July 2021

Cannabis brand parodies, a new bad-faith standard and more: Legal Updates from the Americas you may have missed

WTR’s Legal Updates are written by a select panel of over 160 leading experts who analyse the latest trademark-related developments and decisions in more than 60 jurisdictions.

28 July 2021

How to work with Customs – six key tips for brand owners

IP practitioners in Europe, Central America and the United States discuss how brand owners can work with Customs to clamp down on counterfeiting in their region.

24 June 2021

What are NFTs and how are they protected in Mexico?

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have garnered much attention since digital artworks began selling for millions. However, it is unclear how these virtual assets can be protected. Experts consider the Mexican IP landscape and where NFTs fit in.

10 June 2021

Communication, CSR and canny digital presence help Corona retain title of ‘most valuable beer brand’

The newly published Brand Finance Alcoholic Drinks 2021 report reveals that the total value of the world’s top 50 most valuable beer brands has declined by 16%, from $94.9 billion to $80.2 billion, over the past year.

09 June 2021

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