GI Protection in National Jurisdictions
International Negotiations on GIs
Canada i.General description In Canada Geographical Indications are protected through certification marks. The Trademarks Act contains specific rules concerning the protection of Geographical Indications for wines and spirits. ii. Legal Framework TrademarksPractical Information For more information on GI Protection systems at national level across the world see: the European Commission's handbook “Geographical indications and TRIPs: 10 Years Later…A roadmap for EU GI holders to gain protection in other WTO Members”.