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Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

WIPO: Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold the Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications from 6 to 8 September 2021.

The biennial Symposium is “a forum for exchanging ideas and perspectives on issues relating to the use and protection of geographical indications”, where recent developments and technical insights into the field are discussed.

The 2021 edition will be held online and will include the following sessions:

  • Selected International Developments
  • The Socio-economic Impact of Geographical Indications
  • Commercialization Strategies for Geographical Indications
  • Geographical Indications and Trade
  • Geographical Indications and Sustainability
  • Challenges for Geographical Indications and the Internet Domain Name System

Review here the full program and the list of speakers. You can register here.

A virtual exhibition will also be launched on 6 September 2021. It will provide an overview of geographical indications (GI) and examples of products protected by GI from around the world. The exhibition will be available for six months.

Find here more information about the Symposium.

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Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo