1. How to register a brand?
The application process begins before an official institution named "Mexican Institute of Industrial Property" (Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, IMPI, in Spanish), by completing a format containing the data of the owner, the address, the chosen mark, the class of products or services, and the specification of such products or services.
The process is complex because the government authority must study and analyze the legal grounds for each specific case; therefore, it is advisable to hire an intellectual property expert to overcome any obstacle or obstacles that may arise through the process.
2. How long does it take me to register a trademark in Mexico?
The duration of the procedure is approximately one year depending on the specific case and its complexity.
3. How to know if a brand is registered in Mexico?
It is highly recommended to conduct a specific search before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) to discover the availability of that brand; our expert lawyers are qualified to carry out this complex search for trademarks, thus being able to verify whether the registration procedure has any possibility of being granted by the IMPI.