On November 30, 2015, the Mexican Official Gazette published news of an increase in official fees between 5 to 10 percent for services provided by the the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property; the increase became effective on January 1, 2016.

The fees for filing a patent application have increased 5.3% while the fees corresponding to the issuance of a patent have gone up 6.4%. Regarding the fees for filing utility models and industrial designs, these have increased 5.1%, while trademark filings have raised 6.7% and trademark renewals, 8%.

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Previously published on 11 January 2016

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