On 12 February, Tequila was recognized as a Geographical Indication in Brazil by the “Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial” (INPI).
We would like to congratulate the “Consejo Regulador del Tequila” (CRT) for this important achievement, which follows its application for protection in Brazil filed in 2008. This shows once again the importance for GIs groups to adopt a proactive approach to protection and deploy efforts to secure protection in key export markets. To see the foreign jurisdictions where Tequila is protected, you can check oriGIn worldwide GIs Compilation
More information is available on the INPI web site
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For more information about GI protection at the national level see the corresponding category in the section Policy and Advocacy