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Summary of the procedure

An invention (products, processes or uses) may be protected by patent. To protect your invention by patent, you must go to the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI).

Your invention must meet the following criteria:

  1. New: There must be no other equal item in the world.
  2. Inventive Activity: The invention must solve a technical problem, and this solution cannot be obvious to someone who is expert in the specific field.
  3. Industrial Application: The invention must have practical utility that can be reproduced for use in any area of economic activity.

If you still do not know what kind of creation you want to protect, click here to identify the type and the corresponding procedure to follow.

To access each procedure, select it in the steps column on the left.

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