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Specialised training on GIs for IPO staff

25 June - Protecting non-EU Geographical Indications in the EU

The training objective is to enhance the CARIFORUM IP Offices’ technical know-how in relation to the GI examination process and criteria applied in the EU, with a view to facilitate protection in the EU of GIs protected in the CF region.

Watch these videos related with this activity:

Video 1 - Protecting non-EU Geographical Indications

Video 2 - Assessment of non-EU GI applications under bilateral agreements

Video 3 - Experience of Georgia agreement on protection of GIs with the EU

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02 July – Technical aspects of relationship between trade marks and geographical indications

The objective of this training was to strengthen the technical capacities and skills of the CF IP Offices staff on TM and GI examination. The online training particularly focuses on the technical aspects regarding the relations between GIs and TMs (incl. collective, certification marks), PGIs and ex-officio examination of TM applications, PGIs and earlier TM rights in opposition.

Video 1 - Huge O'neill, EUIPO - Technical aspects of the relationship between GIs and TMs

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