COUNTRY : UNITED MEXICAN STATES
CAPITAL : MEXICO CITY
LANGUAGE : SPANISH
• Paris Convention for the protection of Industrial Property
• The Mexican legal system follows the Civil Law model
Inventions may relate to products, processes or industrial applications. Patents are therefore granted to inventions that:
Inventions pertaining to the following:
(i). A formal request for the grant of a patent of invention .
• Once the application is filed, the application is scrutinised for defence & security aspects.
• Patents with a term of 20 yrs.
The exclusive rights of the patentee over the patent are subject to certain limitations which are known as compulsory licences. These are authorisations given by governmental authorities, independently of the will of the owners.