A Power of Attorney, POA in short, is a legal document that authorizes an entity to represent or act for another person, usually, in the managing of the person’s property, business or private affairs. The former is called the Attorney or Agent whereas the latter is commonly known as the Principal. In Trademarks, a Power [...]
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No use is required for filing or registration. Use before registration is actually not recommended since Mexico is a first-to-file country.
A registered Mexican trademark must be renewed every 10 years from the date of the application. Trademarks may be renewed indefinitely.
Trademark right is a territorial right. Trademark protection is necessary to avoid infringement attack and protect your brand name. If you wish to have exclusive rights over your trademark in Mexico, you should consider filing your trademark there. Mexico is a growing market for many businesses interested in opening opportunities in Latin America. Considering protection [...]
No, a US trademark is not valid in Mexico. Trademarks are only valid in a jurisdiction where they are filed. In order to have protection in Mexico, you should file a separate trademark application in Mexico.
When a trademark application is filed, the Mexican Trademark Office will review the application. The trademark application will undergo both formal and substantive examinations. Within 10 days after the filing date, the mark will be published in the Official Gazette for opposition purposes. Period of publication during which third parties may oppose is one month. [...]
A power of attorney is usually not required to file or