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Results: 4 Answers
Patents
2.
Rights
2.1
What rights are obtained when a patent is registered?
 
Mexico
A Mexican patent confers on its owner an exclusive right for the industrial and commercial exploitation of the patented invention within the Mexican territory. In particular, a patent confers on its owner the exclusive right:

  • to make, use, put on the market, sell or import the patented product;
  • to apply the patented process; and
  • to use, put on the market, sell or import products directly obtained from that process.
For more information about this answer please contact: Juan Carlos Amaro from Becerril Coca & Becerril
2.2
How can a patent owner enforce its rights?
 
Mexico
In order to enforce its rights, the owner of a Mexican patent can file for provisional measures and/or commence an infringement action.

These measures are available only in case of violation of a Mexican patent that has already been granted.

For more information about this answer please contact: Juan Carlos Amaro from Becerril Coca & Becerril
2.3
For how long are patents enforceable?
 
Mexico
Patent are enforceable for as long as they remain in force. A Mexican patent is valid for a non-renewable period of 20 years, starting from the filing date of the patent application.

For more information about this answer please contact: Juan Carlos Amaro from Becerril Coca & Becerril