Mexico: Decree amending and supplementing various provisions of the Industrial Property Law

August 20, 2016

Mexico: The Decree amending and supplementing various provisions of the Industrial Property Law was promulgated by the President and published in the Official Gazette on June 1, 2016. It came into force on August 20, 2016.

It provides amendments to the Industrial Property Law concerning the introduction of the trademark opposition procedure before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). This system enables inter alia the IMPI to enhance the quality of trademark examination and registration.