31/03/2022-oriGIn EU press release: Revision of the Geographical Indication Policy: oriGIn EU regrets a lack of ambition and coherence as well as the contradictions in the proposal of the European Commission
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Brussels, 31 March 2022. The European Commission (EC) released today its legislative proposal for the revision of the EU Geographical Indication (GI) system.
The proposed Regulation provides some encouraging elements with respect to a more robust protection and controls of GIs, in particular in the domain names environment. However, the attempt to define the concepts of evocation and the generic status of terms might result in limiting GI protection. Likewise, other provisions do not...