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USPTO-Mexico IP series-Patent Protection

Mexico IP series exporting your market
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur and want to learn how to protect your intellectual property (IP) in Mexico, join expertsfrom the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and attorneys from the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) for this interactive session. You will learn the best approach for protecting and enforcing your patents in this market, whether you are new to or currently selling in the Mexican market.

This session will cover the following topics:

  • Applying for patent protection in Mexico
  • Understanding the grace period for inventors to file their patents in Mexico  
  • The process of accelerating the prosecution of your patent
  • Why it is important to use your patent once it is granted

The session will feature the following speakers:

  • Stephen Koziol, Acting Regional Director, USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office
  • Elias Rios, Attorney, AMPPI
  • Sofya Khagba, Attorney, AMPPI
  • Alma Álvarez, Attorney, AMPPI

Register today

The Mexico IP series is free and open to the public. Attendees may register for any parts of this five-part series using the registration link above. Details for the fifth event are pending, but it will occur on October 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. MT. Check the series page for updates.

This event is organized in collaboration with our regional offices. If you have questions or want more information about this event, contact the Silicon Valley Regional Office at SiliconValley@uspto.govor call 408-918-9900.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.
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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.