Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network

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oriGIn is the global alliance of Geographical Indications (GIs) from a large variety of sectors, representing some 576 associations of producers and other GI-related institutions from 40 countries

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2021 Biannual Meeting – Virtual

oriGIn 2021 Biannual Meeting will be held virtually on 23-24 November

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Policy and Advocacy

oriGIn regularly expresses its views in favor of a fair and transparent legal framework for the protection of GIs.

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Information

oriGIn provides invaluable technical support in the form of periodical reports, newsletters, studies, as well as other material on GIs.

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Events

Through oriGIn global network, GI groups and institutions exchange experience and “best-practices.”

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GIs Compilation

oriGIn GIs compilation aims to list GIs protected in the world, notwithstanding the legal system and terminology adopted at the national level.

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oriGIn for Sustainability

Quality products deeply rooted in a given geographical area are in a strategic position to respond to the sustainability challenges.

Bilateral/Plurilateral Agreements

oriGIn encourages the conclusion of those bilateral agreements that improve the protection of GIs in the contracting parties’ jurisdiction

Relation with trademarks

oriGIn campaigns, and supports its members, to ensure that the national, regional and international rules concerning the relations between GIs and trademarks are correctly implemented

oriGIn for Sustainability

Quality products deeply rooted in a given geographical area are in a strategic position to respond to the sustainability challenges.

Bilateral/Plurilateral Agreements

oriGIn encourages the conclusion of those bilateral agreements that improve the protection of GIs in the contracting parties’ jurisdiction

Relation with trademarks

oriGIn campaigns, and supports its members, to ensure that the national, regional and international rules concerning the relations between GIs and trademarks are correctly implemented

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Latest news

As the situation related to the pandemic remains uncertain, the oriGIn Executive Committee has decided to hold virtually our 2021 Biannual Meeting. 

An independent study, finalized by the “Bureau d’analyse sociétale pour une information citoyenne” (Basic) for WWF and Greenpeace France, was presented to

On 15 September, for the first time, more than 40 key actors in the production and marketing of wine around the world

The Neuville Sweet Corn protected geographical indication  is reserved for sweet corn grown and harvested in Neuville. You have no choice but

In the framework of the debate on non-agricultural GIs in the EU, the European Commission has recently published the “Study on enforcement

In 2018, the FAO and oriGIn had developed the Sustainability Strategy for Geographical Indications (SSGI) to support groups and associations to respond

Our members speak for us

The Idaho Potato Commission is extremely pleased with its membership in oriGIn. The networking opportunities, personal and professional business relationships we have developed and opportunities to solve complex problems through discussion with other members who have “travelled the path” before us is invaluable. The increased recognition of GI’s as a valuable form of Intellectual Property has been significantly advanced through oriGIn’s efforts. GI’s most certainly deliver real economic value to producers who very much benefit from the fine work of oriGIn.

Actualmente oriGIn es, sin duda, una organización imprescindible en el panorama internacional de las Indicaciones Geográficas y una red de contacto de productores de todo el mundo. Gracias a las actividades que oriGIn realiza en ámbito internacional, los Consejos Reguladores españoles han podido tanto defender la reputación de sus productos como establecer contacto con sus homólogos de otros países intercambiando conocimiento y mejores prácticas. En oriGIn hemos unido nuestras fuerzas haciendo frente común para una mejor protección y promoción de nuestros productos .

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