On 9 April, in Geneva at the WIPO AB building, room B, from 1 to 3 pm, in the framework of the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT), oriGIn organized a side event with the objective to raise awareness among WIPO Member States on the need to facilitate the protection of GIs in foreign jurisdictions and on the Internet.
The President of oriGIn Claude Claude Vermot-Desroches, the CRT Europe Representative Fernando Cano Treviño and the trademark attorney Alessandro Sciarra joined the oriGIn team for this event.
For more information see:
- the Press release
- the Program
- Speaker’s presentations:
– Efforts to protect “Tequila”: the cases of the EU and Brazil, Fernando Cano Treviño, Representative for Europe, Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT);
– Internet issues, Alessandro Sciarra, European Trademark Attorney, Bird & Bird;
– Cooperation at the national level for effective GIs campaigns, Massimo Vittori, Managing Director, oriGIn