Last year (2016), the criminal system in force in Mexico
until then was changed. A new accusatory oral system was
implemented, which represents changes in both the system and
Some of these changes are found in the investigations, which
are now carried out by the Ministerial Police. However, these
police officers are not adequately trained in the legal field,
since the right of rights holders to file allegations or
counter-allegations is being violated.
This claim is sustained by the fact that the Ministerial
Police is not conducting a proper investigation, because the
opportunity to make allegations or counter-allegations against
the inspection visit carried out by the Ministerial Police is
not being permitted. In addition, the Police are not obtaining
more information from other authorities in order to issue a
properly founded decision.
The consequence is that the Police are conducting
regrettable investigations. This situation must be corrected by
the authorities that are part of the accusatory system, as well
as by the superior's authorities in order to establish the
guidelines to correct this malpractice.
Unfortunately, this practice is part of the transition that
is taking place between the previous criminal system and the
new system, which must be corrected by the authorities and the
It is necessary to properly train the Ministerial Police and
avoid this type of situation, which has a negative impact on
the owners of IP rights.
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