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Mexico

Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 3

MCM Abogados

The ‘excellentMCM Abogados attracts glowing reviews from an impressive list of international energy clients; the 11-lawyer firm has ‘deep knowledge of the main topics and regulations applicable to the industry and has a business-partner approach’; ‘entering into a new country comes with a number of challenges, and it is invaluable to find an adviser or team that you can rely on’. Managing partner Manuel Cervantes is ‘one of the best lawyers in the oil and gas industry in Mexico’, and also ‘a highly efficient individual who is deeply committed to his clients’. Clients also rate senior associate Mariana Hernández for her ‘ability to simplify the complex’. The firm recently advised Cheiron Holdings on a bid to partner Pemex on a farmout deal for the Cardenas Mora area, while other clients include Capricorn Energy, Lukoil Upstream, and Citla Energy.

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Manuel Cervantes - MCM Abogados

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Mexico

Offices in Mexico City

Legal Developments in Mexico

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  • Notorious Marks

    Notorious marks or the declaration thereof, has always been an issue widely discussed in Mexico by the IP legal community. This is so because provisions of the Paris Convention dealing with this topic have for a long time been uses as an effort to cancel or nullify trademarks registered by Mexican authorities without really making an extensive evaluation of proposed denominations and without examining in depth if such marks may be potentially affecting rights acquired by third parties elsewhere. So, a specific regulation and legal frame that at least tries to resolve this issue is always a good start in the right direction.
  • FRANCHISING TRENDS IN MEXICO: A NEW VALUE

    By Ignacio Dominguez Torrado Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C. Why a new value? Is Mexico avoiding the economic fallout that the world may be facing? In Mexico franchises are worth more? Is Mexico not a country that the global economic standstill is or will affect? The answer is, not really. Are Franchises in Mexico currently experiencing a boom? Perhaps. Are Franchises becoming an important aspect in Mexican economy? Certainly.
  • ADVERTISING IN MEXICO: COMMENTS UNDER AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW PERSPECTIVE

    Advertising in Mexico is governed by multiple bodies of law including for at least seven Federal Laws, five Regulations also of Federal application, a number of the so-called Mexican Official Standards (NOM's) and certain other laws and regulations applicable into specific States within the Republic of Mexico. All of them are focusing to establish the form and manners for producing and communicating advertising of products and services in Mexico.
  • MEXICAN CUSTOMS. UPDATE ON THE ENFORCEMENT OF TRADEMARK RIGHTS

    It has been well publicized in the Mexican media over the last few months that the General Customs Administration (AGA) and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) are planning to launch a customs trademark registry, as a short-term solution to increase protection for trademark owners against the import of infringing and counterfeit products.
  • DEMONSTRATING USE OF TRADEMARKS UNDER MEXICAN LAW AND PRACTICE

    The evolution in the protection and enforcement of IP rights has also reached the Mexican practice. The traditional ways of defending a registered trademark on a non use contentious procedure have developed.
  • ANTI-COUNTERFEITING IN MEXICO

    By Jose Luis Ramos-Zurita