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Industrial Property Law (as amended up to April 9, 2012)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Text (Enacted):June 27, 1991
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
The Law was published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF) on June 27, 1991. It was amended and published in DOF on April 9, 2012.

The Law contains 7 Titles covering General Provisions (Title I); Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs (Title II); Trade Secrets (Title III), Trademarks, Advertisements and Commercial Values (Title IV); Appellations of Origin (Title V); Administrative Procedures (Title VI); Inspection, Administrative Infringements and Sanctions, and Offences (Title VII).
Available Texts: 

Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (modificada hasta el 9 de abril de 2012) Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (modificada hasta el 9 de abril de 2012), Complete document (pdf) [411 KB]

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