12/04/2018 – Japan: Online platform for Japanese agricultural GIs

thumb jpThe Act on the Protection of the Names of Specific Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Products and Foodstuffs Act (the GIs Act) entered into force in Japan in June 2015. In April this year, the Intellectual Property Division of the Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture (MAFF) published an online platform where key information about Japanese agricultural GIs can be found: https://gi-act.maff.go.jp/en/outline.html

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