We would like to inform you about a new decree issued by our Executive authorities looking for optimization and modernization of administrative procedures in the Trademarks and Patents Office.
In case this decree is approved, the Trademarks and Patents Office will be in charge of regulations needed to make it possible to apply the changes.
Notwithstanding the above, here are the main changes that may affect the local procedures.
*On one hand, a special electronic domicile should be stated before the Industrial Property Institute which requirements should be regulated by said Institute.
The main change refers to the oppositions:
We must emphasize that this Decree includes innumerable modifications to other entities and this is being questioned by several sectors. We cannot disregard unconstitutional actions against the regulations.
On the other hand, we inform that meetings are being held with the National Institute of Industrial Property authorities, whom indicated that they consider the Decree as in force since January 12, 2018, and that they are working to issue the regulations that are needed.
We expect to receive news related to the issue of this regulations and promise to keep you duly posted.
As usual, you can contact us via any of our media channels or directly to our email: email@example.com
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