Trademark registrations continue to rise
During an interview with the official Mexican news agency Notimex, the Director General of IMPI, Miguel Ángel Margáin, reported that 105,134 trademark applications were filed in the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) from January to September 2015, increasing 12.6% over the same period last year. Regarding trademark registrations, there also was an eight percent increase compared to the same period in 2014.
According to Margáin, the number of domestic and foreign applications is currently balanced, while the total number of online applications has increased a 35 percent this year.
Margáin added that Mexico ranks ninth regarding the number of trademark applications filed at IMPI.