What are the legal conditions to obtain a patent and which legislation applies? Which products, substances and processes can be protected by patents and what types cannot be patent protected?
On June 14, 2010, the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (also known as Cofeco or CFC) announced its decision to fine a group of companies and individuals in the trucking industry, whom Cofeco charged with agreeing to impose a standard fuel surcharge, in violation of Mexican antitrust law.
After 9 months of intense negotiations, Mexican Federal Congress approved last week one of the most important structural reforms in recent history by amending, adding and deleting several provisions of Mexico’s Federal Law of Economic Competition ("FLEC").
Mexico’s Federal Competition Commission ("CFC") calls upon whistleblowers to fight secret cartels established between two or more competitors who have illegal agreements aiming at: (i) fixing prices; (ii) restricting the output; (iii) sharing markets; and (iv) bid-rigging.