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Industrial Property Law (consolidated version published in the Official Gazette on June 1, 2016)

Year of Version:2016
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, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:
The Intellectual Property Law was first published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on June 27, 1991.
This consolidated version of the Law, published in the Official Gazette of June 1, 2016 incorporates all the amendments up to the 'Decree amending and adding various provisions of the Industrial Property Law' which was also published in the Official Gazette on the same date.

For the amendments introduced by the said Decree, which came into force on August 20, 2016, see the following provisions of the consolidated version:
-Title I, Single Chapter, Article 6o, section X, second paragraph; Article 7 Bis, section I; and Article 8o;
-Title IV, Chapter V, Articles 119, 120, 123 and 125;
-Title VI, Chapter I, Article 181.
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Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (versión reformada, publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el 1 de junio de 2016) Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (versión reformada, publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el 1 de junio de 2016), Complete document (pdf) [789 KB] Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (versión reformada, publicada en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el 1 de junio de 2016), Complete document (htm) [293 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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