Federal Law on Administrative Procedure (as amended up to April 9, 2012)

Date of Entry into Force:June 1, 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):August 4, 1994
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on August 4, 1994 - reform published, DOF 09/04/2012

The provisions of this Law apply to all actions, proceedings and resolutions of the centralized Federal Public Administration, subject to the provisions under international treaties to which Mexico is party.

An example of an IP related provisions is Article 237 of the Federal Law on Copyright, '[t]he parties affected by acts and resolutions issued by the Institute by means of which end an administrative procedure, resolve an instance or a case file, may seek legal review under the Federal Administrative Procedure Law. '

The addition to Article 69 C Bis, published in DOF of 15/12/2011 will enter into force on 15/06/2012.
Available Texts: 

Ley Federal de Procedimiento Administrativo (modificado al 9 de abril de 2012) Ley Federal de Procedimiento Administrativo (modificado al 9 de abril de 2012), Complete document (pdf) [230 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MX111