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Industrial Property Law (as amended up to January 25, 2006)

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Date of entry into force of original text:June 28, 1991
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, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks, Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:This Law was published in the Official Journal of the Federation (DOF) on June 27, 1991. It was amended and published in DOF on January 25, 2006.

This Law regulates Industrial Property in Mexico. Title II of the Law regulates Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs. Title III regulates Trade Secrets. Title IV regulates Trademarks and Trade Names and Title V regulates Appellations of Origin.
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English

Industrial Property Law (as amended up to January 25, 2006) Industrial Property Law (as amended up to January 25, 2006), Complete document (pdf) [675 KB]

Spanish

Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (modificada hasta el 25 de enero de 2006) Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (modificada hasta el 25 de enero de 2006), Complete document (pdf) [370 KB] Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (modificada hasta el 25 de enero de 2006), Complete document (htm) [626 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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WIPO Lex No.:MX029

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