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Deadlines due for filing

By Dumont - 29/07/2020

Dear clients and friends,

We hope you, your colleagues and families are all well and healthy.

We inform you that the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (MPTO) has announced their reopening on July 13, 2020, after their closure and suspension of terms for COVID-19 pandemic.

Therefore, please note that any deadlines for office actions, provisional refusals, grants, annuities, renewals, declarations of use, oppositions and other contentious matters which occurred between March 27 and July 12 (suspension period), will become due for filing on July 13.

Taking this into consideration, please rest assured that we have taken the proper measures so that any and all matters for which instructions have been received are duly and timely dealt with and filed by July 13.

Should you have any doubts on specific cases, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please stay safe! 

By Dumont - 29/07/2020
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