14 May 2023FeaturesJurisdiction reportsPetter Rindforth

Geographical indications: the history of the Swedish horse and knife

The difference between GIs and trademarks is that the GI does not relate to a product produced by a specific company— instead it identifies specific goods as produced in a certain place, having certain characteristics that are due to that place of production. The most well-known GI may be Champagne, identifying the specific wine as originating from the Champagne region of France.

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