28/03/2018 – Jamaica : The Senate approves GIs Bill

Legislation Law PoliciesOn 9 March, Jamaican Senate approved the “Geographical Indication Bill”, which provides a solid level of protection (modelled around TRIPs article 23) to all GIs. The new law also establishes a “Geographical Indications Advisory Committee” to review GIs applications.

Currently Jamaica has recognized national 9 GIs (See oriGIn Worldwide GIs Compilation ). 

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