Behind the scenes at Mexico’s IP crime unit


Behind the scenes at Mexico’s IP crime unit

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As delegates head to Mexico for the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property’s annual meeting, WIPR spoke to Arturo José Ancona García-López, head of Mexico’s special IP crime unit, to discuss the infringement issues facing the country.

“Mexico is a country that is on the verge of a major transformation, not only in economics but also in the political and social order.”

Those who see Mexico as simply the poor neighbour of the US may be surprised by Arturo José Ancona García-López’s statement, but a look at some recent statistics reveals some interesting facts.

Packing a punch

Mexico; ASIPI; counterfeiting; PIPCU