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Mexico’s unique business position makes it an attractive investment location. While this brings challenges, it also signals opportunity with the reform of the Industrial Property Law.
25 February 2019
The Madrid System can be used as a simple solution for registering trademarks worldwide. However, it does not guarantee that a trademark will be accepted in all designated countries.
27 December 2018
In our latest round-up, we look at a brand owner claiming the IPO “made a mistake” in granting their mark, an Indian shopping site launching a new anti-counterfeiting programme, and much more.
27 November 2018
The new North American Free Trade Agreement includes stronger measures against counterfeiting and piracy, including the ability to stop the entry and exit of suspected counterfeit products.
29 October 2018
The Consortium for Common Food Names has praised the new USMCA trade deal, claiming it “marks a sea change” in GI policy. In a strongly-worded statement, it also hits out at the EU for “monopolising common names and terms”.
10 October 2018
Mexico recently introduced a number of legal amendments whereby the types of registration for distinctive signs were extended to include non-traditional marks. However, fluid mark protection remains a riddle.
29 August 2018
Earlier this year, the Mexican Senate approved a decree which introduced significant amendments to the Industrial Property Law. This update highlights the key changes introduced by the decree, which is due to come into force on 10 August 2018.
31 July 2018
Law firm practitioners in jurisdictions that have adopted the Madrid Protocol in recent years have shared their experience in an exclusive survey. While some praised the system, other were scathing about its impact.
24 July 2018
Innovation, notoriety, protective registration and counterfeiting are key challenges for fashion and luxury brands. Fortunately, Mexico has a complex system of enforcement in place.
29 June 2018
How the Mexican media giant approaches brand and content enforcement.
18 June 2018
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