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Trips Agreement On Geographical Indications

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Dec 20

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(a) the use of means in the designation or presentation of a form of property that indicates or indicates that the species originates in a geographic area other than the actual place of origin in a manner that misleads the public as to the geographical origin of the goods; Keywords: intellectual property, geographical indications, TRIPS agreement, additional protection This chapter deals with international negotiations on the extension of the special protection of geographical indications for wines and spirits under the WTO TRIPS agreement to agricultural and artisanal products. 4. The protection provided in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 applies to a geographical indication which, although literally applicable to the area, region or place of origin of the goods, incorrectly indicates to the public that the goods originate from another area. (9) Under this agreement, this agreement is not required to protect geographical indications that are not protected in their country of origin, that are no longer protected or that have no longer been used in that country. 2. The registration of a brand of wines containing or consisting of a geographical indication containing a geographical indication or consisting of a geographical indication or consisting of a geographical indication or consisting of it is automatically refused or cancelled when a member`s legislation authorizes it or, at the request of an interested party, with respect to those wines or spirits that do not have that origin. 2. With regard to geographical indications, members make available to interested parties the legal means to: 3. In the implementation of this section, a member cannot interfere with the protection of the geographical indications that existed in that member immediately before the WTO agreement came into force.

(6) There is nothing in this section requiring a member to apply its provisions relating to a geographical indication of another member with respect to products or services for which the indication in question is identical to that used in the common language as a common name for those products or services in that member`s territory. This section does not require a member to apply its provisions relating to the geographical indication of another member with respect to the products in the trap for which the corresponding indication is identical to the usual name of a grape variety existing in that member`s territory on the date of the WTO agreement. The measures taken to implement this section do not affect the admissibility or validity of a trademark or the right to use a trademark, since such a mark is identical or similar to a geographical indication.