12/12/2014 – WTO Members prepare for 200-day push on GI register portion of post-Bali programme

WTO intellectual property negotiators said they were committed to meet the July 2015 deadline for laying down plans on how to complete the Doha Round talks — in their case on how to set up a geographical indications register for wines and spirits. But speakers on both sides of the debate said in a 12 December 2014 informal meeting that hard talking would have to wait until a clearer picture emerges in other key subjects.

More information @ http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news14_e/trip_12dec14_e.htm

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