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07/09/2022-Job & training opportunities in the GI sector

Discover some recent interesting job & training opportunities within institutions (groups, associations, public institutions, private bodies, …) of the GI sector: Coordinateur & office manager (Syndicat des Maisons de Cognac) Policy Officer (SpiritsEurope) Animateur promotion des produits de Savoie (AGRI…

31/08/2022- Proposal and adoption of amendments to the Common Regulations under the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration and the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications

The Working Group on the Development of the Lisbon System, in its meeting held in Geneva on 14 – 16 June, recommended to the Assembly of the Lisbon Union the adoption of a number of amendments to the Common Regulations…

27/07/2022-oriGIn at the GI Global Perspective Conference organized by the FAO and CIRAD in Montpellier on 5-8 July

The conference “Global Perspectives on Geographical Indications: An International Conference for Researchers, Policymakers and Practitioners” took place in Montpellier (France) on 5-8 July. The event, which gathered more than 150 participants (producers, academics, policy makers, representatives of international organizations and…

19/07/2022 – Members’Voice: “The Protection of Geographical Indications in India & Europe: A Comparative Study”, by Rajendra Kumar, Counsel & Senior Advisor, K&S Partners

Europe’s legal regime for protection of Geographical Indications (GIs) primarily comprises of highly evolved, multi-sectoral regulations pertaining to products and produce – from agricultural products to wines & spirits, and more such items. In contrast, the legal evolution of GIs…

19/07/2022 – oriGIn EU Reforms: An update on the revision of the EU geographical indications scheme and the new EU legislation on Geographical indications for craft and industrials products

Two major legislative processes related to GIs are currently under discussion at the European level. oriGIn EU is following closely both dossiers. On the one hand, in March the European Commission has proposed a EU geographical indications scheme (revision). Following…

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