Monday, 08 June 2020 15:41

Current information about the status of IP Public Offices in Mexico is shown hereunder.

The Mexican Industrial Property Institute (IMPI) online services allow the filing of new Patent, Utility Model, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Commercial Slogans and Names applications, as well as replies to office actions, and voluntary amendments.

The National Copyright Institute (INDAUTOR) online services allow the filing of applications to register Works of Art, of Exclusive Right to Use Certificates, Renewals thereof; requests to obtain and renew ISBN, ISNN is possible as well.

The National Seed Inspection and Certification Service (SNICS) online services allow the filing of Plant Variety Breeders’ Rights applications.

Because of force majeure deadlines and terms are suspended during the period ranging from March 24 until the health authority issues the necessary measures for the resumption of face-to-face activities and determines that there is no epidemiological risk , related to the opening, in accordance with the semaphore system by region for the reopening of social, educational and economic activities related to the Federal Public Administration.

About the Supreme Court of Justice, Tribunals and Federal Courts, the suspension of deadlines is extended, until June 30, 2020 so that those days are declared non-working days, in the intelligence that they will not be terms.

As regards the Federal Administrative Justice Tribunal, the suspension of is extended until June 15, 2020, therefore those days covered by that period shall be considered non-working days, on the understanding that no time limits or procedural terms will run.

Our firm is open for business and fully operational. All members are working from their home safeguarding their health and the health of their families.

Feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience to assist in the handling of your client´s IP concerns in Mexico from our new domicile.

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