ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

TRADEMARKS:

CONCEPT:

US $Dlls.

1) Trademark search, per class. Applicable to Trade Names and Commercial Slogans.

$120.00

2) Filing a trademark registration application, per class.

$450.00

3)Filing amendments or response to official actions.

$150.00

4)Filing arguments in response to official actions.

$350.00

5) Studying and reporting an official communication.

$80.00

6) Recording an assignment or merger.

$200.00

7) Filing an application for registration renewal and an Affidavit of Use, per class.

$400.00

8) Recording a Trademark License.

$150.00

9) Filing notice of change of address, factory location or commercial establishment.

$80.00

10) Filing voluntary cancellation of trademark registration.

$120.00

11) Requesting consent from opposing trademark registration, plus expenses.

$320.00

12) Reclassification of goods.

$150.00

   

TRADE NAMES:

1) Filing application for publishing trade name, (plus Notary Public certification fees).

$450.00

2) Filing notice of change of address, factory location or commercial establishment.

$100.00

3) Filing voluntary cancellation of trade name registration.

$125.00

4) Requesting consent from opposing Trade name, plus expenses.

$350.00

COMMERCIAL SLOGANS:

1) Filing application for registration of a commercial slogan.

$450.00

2) Filing notice of change of address, factory location or commercial establishment.

$100.00

3) Filing voluntary cancellation of a commercial slogan.

$125.00

4) Requesting consent from opponent, plus expenses.

$350.00

Trademark Office and Federal Administrative Courts (applicable to trademarks, trade names and commercial slogans)

1) Filing opposition action against a trademark registration application.

$1,500.00

2) Filing or defending at the Trademark Office the cancellation of a trademark registration, unfair competition or infringement actions.

$2,500.00

3) Filing at the Trademark Office a Recourse Action against said Office's resolutions.

$1,500.00

COURT LITIGATION - INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY: (Federal/State Judicial -Civil Damages- and Administrative Courts)

1) Filing an Annulment Lawsuit or participating as "interested third party" before the Federal Court of Justice for Administrative and Tax Matters regarding an industrial property, application registration, cancellation, rejection, unfair competition or infringement actions

$3,500.00

2) Filing a "Direct Revision Recourse" before a Federal Court of Appeals regarding an industrial property registration, cancellation, unfair competition, infringement actions, or against a resolution from the Federal Court of Justice for Administrative and Tax Matters.

$3,000.00

3) Filing and prosecuting (first instance) a civil lawsuit claiming payment of damages for the unauthorized use of an industrial property registration, or for unfair competition.

$3,500.00

Plus US Dlls. $ 150.00 per hour or fraction thereof for court time proceedings after the first 10 hours.

COPYRIGHTS: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

1)Filing application for registration of a copyright work

$450.00

2) Filing notice for copyright proof of use.

$150.00

3)Preparation of License for Copyright Use, or Assignment of Rights Agreement.

$450.00

4) Registration with the Copyright Office of: a License of Use, or an Assignment of Copyrights Agreement.

$150.00

5) Filing application to obtain Exclusive Reservation of Rights for Publications and their names, Title Characters, Advertising Promotions, and Marginal Notes.

$450.00

6) Filing notice of change of address, factory location, commercial establishment or taking over the representation of a case.

$100.00

7) Filing any additional communication or document after original application.

$75.00

ADMINISTRATIVE LITIGATION:

1) Legal Representation at a Conciliation Hearing.

$250.00

2) Filing or defending the cancellation of a copyright registration, or infringement actions.

$2,500.00

3) Filing at the Copyright Office a Recourse Action against any adverse resolutions.

$1,500.00

COURT LITIGATION – COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Civil Damages - Judicial and Administrative Courts

1) Filing a lawsuit or defending client before the Federal District Courts (first instance) regarding the unauthorized use of an intellectual property registration.

$3,500.00

Plus US Dlls. $ 150.00 per hour or fraction thereof for court time proceedings after the first 10 hours.

2) Filing, prosecuting and defending (as "interested "third party") a Annulment lawsuit before the Federal Court of Justice for Administrative and Tax Matters regarding an intellectual property Registration, cancellation, or infringement actions.

$3,500.00

3) Filing a "Direct Revision Recourse" before a Federal Court of Appeals against a resolution of the Federal Court of Justice for Administrative and Tax Matters regarding the cancellation of a copyright registration or an infringement action.

$3,500.00

NOTE: THESE RATES DO NOT INCLUDE GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL CHARGES (EXCEPT FOR SOME TRADEMARK SEARCHES). CERTAIN CASES MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL ATTENTION INVOLVING UNUSUAL EXPENDITURES OF TIME AND EFFORTS, WHICH MAY FORCE US TO INCREASE THEM AFTER PRIOR AUTHORIZATION.
Jorge F. Millan
Copyright © 2008 All Rights Reserved

 

Intellectual Property

registro de marca en mexico y EUA, prop intelectual

Over the years, the law firm has provided its clients with full services in the Intellectual Property area.
We not only offer trademark registration, prosecution and protection in administrative actions, but we litigate in judicial forums, either as plaintiffs or defendants, on matters including infringement and cancellation actions, unfair trade and trade secrets violations.

Our broad judicial experience is handled by us in Civil and Federal Courts, and includes criminal proceedings and police actions against piracy of intellectual property assets, including unlawful use of trade secrets and trademarks.


We have participated as counsel for plaintiffs and for defendants in very large civil damages´s cases in Federal and Civil Courts regarding trademarks.
Among our clients are Mexican and US corporations: FRUIT OF THE LOOM, INC., INTERCAM CASA DE BOLSA, S.A. DE C.V., DART DE MÉXICO, S. DE R.L. DE C.V., CAMPANARIO ENTERTAINMENT LLC, STELDON LLC, FONTANA FASTENERS DE MÉXICO, S.A. DE C.V., THERMOPLY ROOFING, S.A. DE C.V. AND OTHERS.

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