Does Mexican law provide a grace period for disclosed inventions?

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Does Mexican law provide a grace period for disclosed inventions?

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Yes. Mexican law provides a twelve-month term to file a patent application for a disclosed invention, provided that such disclosure was made by the inventor or the assignee. The patent application would have to state the date of disclosure in the patent application and eventually file the documents evidencing such prior disclosure. According to the 1994 amendments to the statute, if the disclosure is associated to a publication made by a patent office, such disclosure does not benefit from the grace period.

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