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CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN MEXICO FOR BUSINESSES; A (VERY) BROAD LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

Fueled by a constant yet sometimes disappointing economic growth in the past two decades (roughly averaging a yearly 2% GDP growth), Mexico has positioned itself within the 12 largest economies in the world, and with a growing population of over 130 million (2019 estimate), it is the second largest consumer market in Latin America.

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Patent enforcement proceedings

What legal or administrative proceedings are available for enforcing patent rights against an infringer? Are there specialised courts in which a patent infringement lawsuit can or must be brought?

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Reforma a la Ley de PI desde el punto de vista contencioso

Como resultado de las recientes reformas a la Ley de la Propiedad Industrial, ahora se introducen importantes modificaciones y figuras jurídicas en nuestra legislación, las cuales buscan fortalecer nuestro sistema de propiedad industrial en México, así como poner al país, en un plano de mayor competitividad frente a otras jurisdicciones, las cuales ya contemplaban dichas figuras.

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IMPACTO DE LAS REFORMAS Y ADICIONES A LA LEY DE LA PROPIEDAD INDUSTRIAL EN CREACIONES NUEVAS

Como ya es bien sabido el entorno económico de nuestro país permanece día a día en constantes cambios que contribuyen a su buen funcionamiento y a una participación activa y satisfactoria por parte de todos los actores que toman lugar en el mismo.

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Plant variety rights in Mexico: sowing the seeds for better protection

A proposed amendment in Mexican law needs to be implemented urgently in order to adapt legislation to include provisions in accordance with the UPOV Convention, as Luz Flores of Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff reports.

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ISSUES SURROUNDING TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS IN MEXICO UNDER MADRID

I.Globalization has lead companies and business people to look for broader intellectual property protection, including that available for trademarks.

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VIDEO GAME PROTECTION IN MEXICAN LAW

From being computer programs based on repetitive patterns, to be nowadays the complex fully interactive digital platforms using artificial intelligence, with “worlds” and “scenarios” that in some instances take the gamer into a “parallel reality”, video games have evolved.

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An update on Mexico’s trademark opposition system

The first reaction most people have when they receive a letter threatening to file an opposition against a trademark application is to assume that the challenge is somehow personal.

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Nuevas figuras dentro de la ley de la propiedad industrial

La reciente reforma a la Ley de la Propiedad Industrial, representa uno de los cambios más importantes en las últimas décadas en cuanto a materia marcaria. El reconocimiento que dará la Ley a diversas figuras, incluyendo marcas olfativas y sonoras, así como marcas de certificación, entre otras, amplía la posibilidad de realizar una mayor explotación comercial de signos distintivos que ya se encontraban dentro del mercado mexicano, a pesar de carecer de una debida protección.

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PATENTABILITY OF ANTIBODIES IN MEXICO

An antibody is a protein produced by B lymphocyte cells that recognizes a particular foreign antigen, and thus triggers the immune response. Recognition requires the antibody to bind to a small region or structure on the antigen.

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE COMMERCIAL TREATY OF NORTH AMERICA

After the United States and Mexico reached an agreement to update the commercial relationship contained in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the US Embassy in Mexico disseminated the key points of digital commerce and intellectual property they will benefit

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MEXICO. HOW THE OPPOSITION SYSTEM HAS BEEN IMPLEMENTED

The one reason that trademark oppositions are filed is to counter a potential infringement on the rights of the opposing party; of course, there are often other issues at play, such as the interest of business owners to market their products and to attract consumers to their trademarks generating loyalty therefrom. Avoid confusion of similar trademarks in the market is also a reason to file oppositions.

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