The Writing Requirement And Proof Of E-contracts Under The Mexican Law

Commercial contracts celebrated in Mexican territory are not subject to any formality for its validity, except when expressly required by the Code of Commerce or other Mexican applicable laws (i.e., common law, consumer’s protection law, intellectual property laws, etc.) In the other hand, the Mexican legislation has been updated as to allow electronic records as proof in court proceedings.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Does licensing of intellectual property rights require a writing under the Mexican legislation?
What is the legal validity of commercial contracts celebrated outside Mexican borders?
Can e-contracts or e-records be used as proof in Mexican court proceedings?


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