World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

20150507 wipo dip conf1 webAt WIPO, oriGIn succesfully campaigned for the revision of the Lisbon Agreement on the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration (, in particular for the modernization of the Agreement as well as the strengthening of level of protection. As a result, oriGIn is in favor of the ratification of the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications (as adopted on May 20, 2015).

oriGIn also follows the WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT), to campaign in favor of the full protection of GIs on the Internet, with respect to the ICANN generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) – on this topic, see also GIs in gTLDs

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