Between the end of November and the beginning of December, three non-agricultural GIs were granted in France under Law 2014-344 (17 March 2014): “Grenat de Perpignan” (jeweler), “Tapisserie d’Aubusson” (tapestry) and “tapis d’Aubusson” (carpets).
More information are available (in French): “grenat de Perpignan” & “tapisserie d’Aubusson” et “tapis d’Aubusson”
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For more information about GI protection for non-agricultural products’ names in Europe see the respective category in the section Policy and Advocacy