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Conference: Geographical indication protection for non-agricultural products – What do we learn from the public consultation?

Conference: Geographical indication protection for non-agricultural products – What do we learn from the public consultation?
Published on: 30/04/2015
This conference presented and discussed the results of the public consultation on a possible extension of EU geographical indication protection to non-agricultural products. The results of the conference are presented in a report, below.
Event date: 19/01/2015

The conference examined why such protection might be necessary, what the scope of possible protection could be and how it might be implemented.

The Public consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication protection of the European Union to non-agricultural products – Making the most out of Europe’s traditional know-how on the possible granting of EU-wide protection to traditional non-agricultural products rooted in the heritage of particular geographical locations took place between July and October 2014.

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