IP Glossary: G


Geographical Indication (“GI”)
A distinctive sign used to identify a product as originating in the territory of a particular country, region or locality where such quality, reputation or other characteristic is linked to such location. Examples include “Champagne” and “Stilton”.  GI can be protected by trade mark registration, the law of passing off or ad hoc legislation as exists in the EU.

Popular posts from this blog

The Supreme Court's Judgment in Eli Lilly v Actavis UK Ltd and Others: how to understand it and why it is important

Cakes and Copyright

Resolving IP Disputes at Trade Fairs