The Congress will be focused on a global approach of Geographical Indications and Trademarks in the market place and the latest developments and best practices in EU, USA and China at a glance.
This Congress will provide participants with an overview of international legal framework for Geographical Indications and its relationship with the trademark system. The Congress also focus the EU GIs sui generis systems (agricultural products and foodstuffs, wine sector and spirit drinks) and relevant new Regulation on quality schemes, as well as the new examination practice of Articles 7 (1)(j) and 7 (1)(k) CTMR and the protection of GIs in the CTM system. Enforcement measures of GIs and crucial Case Law will be addressed to provide attendees valuable practical legal tools. The experience of the Groups and related Association will conclude the Congress.
The Consejo Regulador del Tequila will provide the perspective of Latin-American Geographical Indications.
The Congress includes two very interesting visits to a Parmigiano Reggiano PDO dairy and to a Prosciutto di Parma PDO producer.
Evidently this event is a must!! You cannot miss it.
Please take in account that there is an special fee until February 22, 2013. Hurry Up!!!
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