Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Mexico

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 1, 2016Decree amending and supplementing Various Provisions of the Law on Industrial Property (published in the Official Gazette of June 1, 2016)
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 (published in the Official Gazette of June 16, 2005)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
February 8, 2013Decree promulgating the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks, adopted in Madrid on June 27, 1989, and amended on October 3, 2006, and November 12, 2007 (published in the Official Journal on February 8, 2013)
December 22, 1992Federal Law on Consumer Protection (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 4, 2014)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
December 16, 2016Decree amending, adding and repealing Various Provisions of the Regulation on the Industrial Property Law (published in the Official Federal Gazette on December 16, 2016)
June 10, 2011Decree amending Various Provisions of the Regulation on the Industrial Property Law (published in the Official Federal Gazette on June 10, 2011)
August 9, 2004Agreement establishing Rules and Criteria for the Resolution of various Procedures before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
September 15, 2003Decree amending the Regulation of Health Supplies and the Regulation on the Industrial Property Law
September 10, 2002Decree amending the Regulation on the Industrial Property Law (published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on September 10, 2002)
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
March 25, 1999Agreement providing Information on Working Hours for the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property
1943Federal Code of Civil Procedure (as 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