In today’s global market, characterized by intense competition and constant presence of internet, is essential to define and to properly protect the intellectual identity of a business through an action of trademark registration in order to deal with possible abuses and falsifications by third parties.
Trademark registration in Mexico: why choosing Protectia?
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Trademark registration in Mexico: the process
The process for a trademark in Mexico usually goes through the following steps:
It should be noted that in Mexico nowadays does not exist an opposition process. Therefore, before any conflicting trademark, the filing of an action for annulment against a trademark it’s needed.
The administrative authority of Industrial Property in Mexico which has, among other faculties, the registration of distinctive signs is the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI).
The average duration of a trademark process in Mexico, including granting from the application to publication, generally is from 4 to 10 months in case oppositions are not filed, while de IP law does not contemplate the opposition system.
The trademark registration in Mexico is granted for a 10 years period from its application renewable for equal periods indefinitely.
Procedures for trademark registration in Mexico
Mexico belongs to the International system of trademark registration of Madrid (Madrid Protocol), so the application for a trademark registration may be filed from outside Mexico as part of an international trademark registration.
In order to guarantee a high level and quality service, in Protectia we also have legal representative of full capacity and with experience of many years, necessary for the service of trademark registration in Mexico.
Trademark registration in Mexico: advices
Usually, starting any type of business brings the inclination to focus the importance on advertising and marketing actions before to register the trademark, which may cause negative consequences. Therefore, the first action must be the trademark registration.
A solid and structured agency such as Protectia, which has an exhaustively experience in the field and also has correspondents in all country, is ideal to manage and carry out in total comfort and safety a proper trademark registration service.