Analysis of current patents
In order to freely operate and market, besides of being a regulatory requirement, a patent study must be performed starting with the product formulation to discard, in the case of generic and biosimilar drugs, the possible invasion of a patent.
Obtaining of a patent A patent is the exclusive granted right granted to a person to perform an invention, utility model or industrial design or its existing cause, who will have the exclusive right of exploitation for his/her benefit, by himself/herself or others with his/her permission.
The maximum Mexican authority regarding patents is the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) reporting to the Ministry of Economy.
Patents in Mexico are unique in their evaluation and patents in other countries do not affect their performance.
Objectives in this step: To define target countries + patent scope
Objective: To know the opportunities where the highest benefit may be obtained before registering the patent.
Process Time: 6 months
Novelty, activity, inventive and industrial application are evaluated Deliverable of the examination:
Approximate time of the process: 12-18 months