On 20 June, the Parliament of Paraguay adopted a new Law on GIs (Law No. 4.923). From now on, origin-based quality products’ names, such as “Stevia Paraguaya” (ka’a he’e), which currently enjoy protection under the trademark system, can seek protection as GIs.
The text of the new Law is available @ Law N°4.923
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