Mexico

1425 Insurgentes Sur, 18th Floor, Insurgentes Mixcoac, Benito Juárez, 03920 Mexico City, Mexico

mexico@giromartinez.com
+52 55 7100 2530 / +52 1 55 1391 7310

Power of attorney
(pending)

Karla Vázquez

Pharmaceutical Biological Chemistry | Member of the Executive Management

Basic practical information

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Paris Convention

Yes

Madrid System (Agreement or Protocol)

Yes

PCT

Yes

The Hague Agreement

Yes

Lisbon Agreement for Appellations of Origin

Yes

Budapest Treaty for Deposit of Microorganisms

Yes

UPOV for Plan Varieties

Yes
PATENTS / UTILITY MODELS

Obligation to file first with national office

No

Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date

Spanish, however, applications claiming priority from an application in another language can be filed in any language

Language(s) of translation language(s) of procedure

Spanish

Time Limit for filing translation as of filing date

2 months from receipt of invitation (extendible by 2 months)

Time limit for filing translation of PCT

2 months from receipt of invitation (extendible by 2 months)

Certification needed for translation

No

Multiple dependency of claims allowed

Yes

Additional claims fees

No

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 2 months from receipt of invitation (extendible by 2 months)

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 3 months from filing date

Translation of priority application required

Yes, with the priority document

Certification needed for translation of priority application

No

Obligation to submit prior art

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term (Rules 26bis.3 and 49ter PCT)

As Receiving Office only, not in national phase

Time limit for entering national/regional phase

30 months from filing/priority date

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes

Legalisation of power of attorney required

No

Legalisation of assignment deed required

No if signed in original. Yes if submitted as a notarized or certified copy (by Consul or Apostille)
TRADEMARKS

Classification

Nice classification

Multiclass applications

No

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, on filing date for agent's file

Certified copy of priority application required

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet a time limit

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

No

Legalization of assignment deed required

No if signed in original. Yes if submitted as a notarized or certified copy (by Consul or Apostille)
DESIGNS

Classification

Locarno classification

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 2 months from receipt of invitation (extendible by 2 months)

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 3 months from filing date

Multiple Deposits

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes

Legalization of power of attorney required

No

Legalization of assignment deed required

No if signed in original. Yes if submitted as a notarized or certified copy (by Consul or Apostille)
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