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AMENDMENT TO THE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW CONCERNING TRADEMARK ISSUES

The amendment seeks to implement a modern legislation in the industrial property regime in Mexico. The reform includes the possibility to register as trademarks the following: smells, sounds, distinctive holograms, figurative elements and color combinations, elements, like images, labels, packaging and decoration, that distinguish products or services among others.

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COFECE CLOSES INVESTIGATION ON COMPETITION CONDITIONS IN THE INTERCONNECTION AND RIGHTS OF WAY MARKETS FOR RAILWAY CARGO TRANSPORT

On February 22, 2018, the Plenum of the Federal Economic Competition Commission (the “Commission”) issued a ruling whereby it decided to close file DC-002-2016, an investigation into the effective competition conditions in the market for interconnection and rights of way for railway cargo transport (the “Ruling”).

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COFECE INITIATES AN INVESTIGATION ON THE POSSIBLE ILEGAL CONCENTRATION IN THE COMERCIALIZATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND SALE OF DIESEL AND GASOLINE MARKET.

Today, the Investigative Authority of the Federal Economic Competition Commission (the “COFECE”) informed the beginning of the investigation derived from a claim on the possible illegal concentration in the commercialization, distribution, and sale of diesel and gasoline market in Mexico. The investigation will be conducted under file number DE-018-2017.

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