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15/07/2015 – Speakers’ presentations

Informal meeting: The new EU agricultural products’ promotion policy, Fresh opportunities for GIs and the role of oriGIn.  Speakers’ presentations on best practices in the implementation of EU promotional programs under Regulation 3/2008: Discover the Origin (Bourgogne, Douro, Porto, Parmigiano Reggiano…

14/05/2015 – Speakers’ Presentations

Opening speech, Ms Lilia Bolocan, Director General, State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI), Republic of Moldova Countries’ experience: – Benin: Ms Carole Tawema, Founding Partner, Karethic – Cambodia: Mr Lao Reasey, Deputy Director, Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), Ministry of…

20/05/2014 – Speakers’ Presentations

On 20 May 2014 oriGIn organized a meeting in Washington DC on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) expectations of GI Groups from both sides of the Atlantic. See the speakers’ presentations: T-TIP: Expectations of GIs from both side…

05/12/2013 – Speakers’Presentations

  INTRODUCTION TO NON-AGRICULTURAL GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS (GIs), Mr. Massimo Vittori, Managing Director, oriGIn and Mr. Miguel Angel Medina, Associate Partner, Elzaburu   THE EUROPEAN SCENARIO: A FRAGMENTED LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND GROWING PROBLEMS OF USURPATIONS FOR NON-AGRICULTURAL GIS Moderator: Ms. Ana…

28/05/2013 – Café de Colombia obtains the PGI in Switzerland

After a process of over 4 years, the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC, as abbreviated in Spanish), the trade union that represents Colombian coffee growers, achieved Protected Geographic Indication (PGI) recognition in Switzerland for “Café de Colombia,” which makes it…

Field Visits Bordeaux 2013

 Origin products’ tour at Guyenne / Périgord (vignobles, pruneaux, canard à fois gras): L’intérêt de l’IGP pour le Pruneau d’Agen  Origin products’ tour at Gascogne (canard à fois gras, poulet des Landes, Armagnac). Field visits pictures    

Press Coverage Bordeaux 2013

05/06/2013 – GIs: oriGIn and the Bordeaux Declaration (Class 46, Marques) 04/06/2013 – Protection Of Local GI Products Can Benefit Women, Speakers Say (IP-Watch) 29/05/2013 – Food Culture Clash: EU, US Conflicting Concepts For GIs; Both Covet Asian Market (IP-Watch)…

20-22/05/2013 – #2013BordeauxGIs

oriGIn VI General Assembly was held in Bordeaux (France) on 20 May 2013. Following the Statutory Assembly, an International Conference on “Geographical Indications in the XXI century” took place on 21 May. The conference – jointly organized with the Association…

21-24/06/2012 – Yorex Fair, Antalya (Turkey)

From 21 to 24 June 2012, “Yorex” an exhibition of traditional regional products was held at the Expo Centre of Antalya in Turkey. This initiative was aimed at raising awareness on Turkish potential in terms of origin-based products and the role…

09/05/2012 – oriGIn at Cibus 2012, Parma (Italy)

On 9 May 2012 oriGIn participated in the prestigious international food fair “CIBUS” in Parma (Italy).  For more information please see: Special Event “Bufala & Tequila: The Two-Worlds GI Alliance” Photo Gallery  

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