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Law on Industrial Property (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on June 1, 2016), Mexico


Superseded Text 
Year of Version 2016 Dates Adopted: June 27, 1991 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Plant Variety Protection, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Transfer of Technology, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property Notes The Law on Industrial Property was first published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) on June 27, 1991.
This consolidated text 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 Law on Industrial Property', 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.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Spanish Ley de la Propiedad Industrial (texto refundido publicado en el Diario Oficial de la Federación el 1 de junio de 2016) PDF HTML
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Law on Industrial Property (consolidated text published in the Official Journal of the Federation on March 13, 2018) (MX194)

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