EU accedes to WIPO GI treaty


Sarah Morgan

EU accedes to WIPO GI treaty

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A global geographical indication (GI) system operated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which provides protection for names identifying the geographic origin of products such as coffee, tea, fruits, and cloth, will come into force in February 2020.

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