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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Mexico

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
December 8, 2009Decree adding paragraphs third and fourth to the Article 181 on the Industrial Property Law
April 19, 2005Decree amending and supplementing various provisions of the Industrial Property Law of April 19, 2005
June 27, 1991Industrial Property Law (as amended up to April 9, 2012)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
September 14, 2010Agreement which discloses the Fee for the Services provided by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
March 23, 2007Law on the Use and Protection of Name and Emblem of the Red Cross
July 28, 2004Agreement establishing Rules and Criteria for the Resolution of various Procedures before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
September 15, 2003Decree amending the Regulation on Health Inputs and the Regulations under the Industrial Property Law of September 15, 2003
September 9, 2002Decree amending the Regulations under the Industrial Property Law of September 9, 2002
January 26, 2000Agreement establishing the Organization, Functions and Territorial Jurisdiction for the Regional Offices of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
December 13, 1999Agreement 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
December 9, 1999Regulation of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
September 3, 1999Organic Statute of the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
March 25, 1999Agreement providing Information on Working Hours for the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
December 2, 1996Agreement establishing maximum Terms for responding to Proceedings before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
November 24, 1994Agreement establishing the Rules for the Submission of Applications before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
November 18, 1994Regulation of the Law on Industrial Property
November 18, 1994Regulation on the Industrial Property Law
November 22, 1993Decree establishing the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
1943Federal Code of Civil Procedure (as last amended on April 9, 2012)

IP Legal Literature

Date of TextTitle
October 25, 2004Tendencies in Mexican Jurisprudence, Third Regional Seminar on Intellectual Property for Judges and Prosecutors of Latin America, 2004

Treaty Approvals

Date of TextTitle
February 1, 2013Decree Promulgating the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

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