Trade and service marks help the consumer distinguish the different products and services offered within the market.

In Mexico, the exclusive right over a trade or service mark derives from its registration before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, and thus it is indispensable that the industrials, retailers and service providers register their marks.

At Uhthoff, we have the necessary knowledge and experience to advise our clients in order to protect their trade and service marks, advertising slogans and trade names, as well as to obtain authorizations for the use of appellations of origin, always looking for the best protection, with a time and cost-effective perspective.

Among our services you can mention:

  • Due Diligences, which allow us to verify that our clients are properly protected, or if it is necessary, to update or expand their portfolios of trade and service marks, advertising slogans and trade names.
  • Consultancy Services, in order to provide tailored strategies and solutions in relation to specific projects and business plans.
  • Availability Searches, which allows us to determine the likelihood of registration and publication of trade and service marks, advertising slogans and trade names, as well as anticipate possible conflicts.
  • Prosecution, Registration and Publication, of trade and service marks, advertising slogans and trade names, considering the current legal provisions and the most current criteria, always seeking to foresee potential objections from the authority.
  • Renewal of Registries and Publications, counting on control and monitoring systems that allow us to maintain the protection of our client’s portfolios.
  • Registration and Maintenance of domain names before the different existing registrants.
  • Processing of Authorizations for the use of Designations of Origin, before the corresponding Regulatory Councils, including the preparation of the corresponding application.