16/12/2021- News on the Lisbon System

On November 3, Ghana deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement concerning appellations of origin and geographical indications. The Geneva Act will enter into force for Ghana on 3 February 2022. This accession will…

16/12/2021-GIs are strengthening in Africa

GIs are strengthening in Africa, thanks to collaborative projects between local and international institutions. Among others, the Continental Strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa 2018-2023, endorsed in October 2017 by the AU Commission, in collaboration with the OAPI, the ARIPO,…

Press Release: oriGIn faces the challenges of the post-covid scenario with renewed enthusiasm: announced the election of a new President and a donation to oriGIn by the CRT as a sign of recognition of its international status as leading NGO in the field of Geographical Indications

Geneva, 23 November 2021: Two hundred participants from 35 countries have registered for oriGIn 2021 Biannual Meeting, which started today with the organization’s Statutory Assembly and will continue tomorrow with a conference on the latest Geographical Indications trends at the…

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