As per the Industrial Property Law of 2017, effective January 10, 2017, a new opposition term of 2 months is in force. The new Law will only be applicable to applications made on or after January 10, 2017.
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During a recent visit to India to discuss trademark surveillance issues with industry leaders and brand owners, Principium Strategies president Dennis Prahl was invited to discuss these issues on a very popular morning radio show –
As of August 30, 2016, a new opposition procedure has been enforced. The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) will publish the trademark application within10 business days of receipt. Third parties can file an opposition within 30 days from the date of publication.
As per Trademark Act BE 2534 (1991) as amended by Trademark Act (No. 2) BE 2543 (2000) and Trademark Act (No. 3) BE 2559 (2016) the opposition term is now 60 days rather than 90 days, for trademarks issued on or after July 28, 2016.