Mexican Institute of Industrial Property: “Cuba” can not be used as a brand in Mexico

AVA advised Cuba Ron S.A. and the Government of Cuba in the procedure.

Mexican Institute of Industrial Property denied permission to register in Mexico the brand “Cuba” without the authorisation of the Government of Cuba and Cuba Ron S.A.

Corporación Cuba Ron is a state-run bottler of Havana Club and other alcoholic beverages in Cuba. Founded in 1993, it has been under the Cuban Ministry of the Food Industry since 2000.

AVA law advised Cuba Ron S.A. and the Government of Cuba on the procedure with Elías Ríos (Picture) and Aurora López-Portillo.

 

Involved fees earner: Elías Ríos – AVA Law; Aurora López-Portillo – AVA Law;

Law Firms: AVA Law;

Clients: Cuba Ron SA; Republic of Cuba;