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Protecting origin-linked products using geographical indications

Discover CarIPI full-fledged course on origin-linked products (OLPs) and geographical indications (GIs).

Recorded webinars and others

Order Course Organisation Type Language Duration Theme Programme highlights
  The Use of Geographical Indications when GI-Protected Products are Ingredients carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 100 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on the use of geographical indications when GI-protected products are ingredients.
0 Trade Mark Classification: recent trends, good practice carIPI Recorded Webinar EN,ES (subtitles) 39 min Trade Marks
1 Trade Marks and Geographical Indications: Future Perspectives EUIPO Recorded seminar EN 255 min Geographical Indications
  • In this course, a variety of subjects and experts offer insights into future perspectives of the interlinked relationship between trade marks and geographical indications.
1 IP Expresso: Protection of Geographical Indications (Intermediate level) EUIPO Recorded Webinar EN 1 hour Geographical Indications
  • Different aspects related to the Gis, such as: possibilities to protect them by other legal means, the concept of property and the ownership, their contribution to the social cohesion and economic development.
1 Promoting geographical indications  IPC-EUI E-learning module EN unspecified Geographical Indications
  • GI e-learning course with several modules and other information
1 Adding Value to the Origin of Products Through Geographical Indications (GIs) ITC: SME Trade Academy Online course with opening dates EN 4 hours over 2 weeks Geographical Indications
  • Geographical Indications (GIs) for local products with unique characteristics
1 Geographical Indications USPTO Self-paced EN 1 hour Geographical Indications
  • GIs overview
1 Linking people for quality products: Sustainable interprofessional bodies for geographical indications  FAO Training  material EN unspecified Geographical Indications
  • The training material in the present volume, Linking people for quality products: sustainable interprofessional bodies for geographical indications and origin-linked products, focuses on the management and promotion of the specific qualities of geographical indications (GIs) by local stakeholders gathered together in a collective management organization – the interprofession, or joint body – that are central to the commercial success, and ultimately to the sustainable impact, of any initiative to promote the link between a product and its origin.    
  • The content and theory pages of this training manual set out the basic concepts, while the exercise sheets provide for participative activities. The trainer notes, together with the introduction, guide trainers in the preparation of tailored training in relation to the five steps of the virtuous circle.
1 Quality and Origin Program FAO self-directed EN unspecified Geographical Indications
  • Training on origin-linked products - Tools for a participatory approach
1 Geographical Indications (GI): concept, relevance and protection Coursera Self-paced EN

17 full course

1 hour Module on Gis

Geographical Indications
  • Module 1: Introduction 
  • Module 2: Quality and Consumers
  • Module 3:Market Research
  • Module 4: Asymetric Information about Quality
  • Module 5: Food Labeling
  • Module 6: Pricing Strategies and Implications
  • Module 7: Consumer Behaviour and Brand Personality
  • Module 8: Geographical Indications: “Geographical Indication” and the key facts about the protection of GIs in the EU. You will also be able to explain the importance of the GI sector within the EU market.
  • Module 9: Innovation and Quality 
1 Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (DL302E) WIPO E-learning with opening dates EN 120 hours Geographical Indications 7 substantive modules and a written final exam:
  • Module 1: The Role of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications in the Market
  • Module 2: Trademarks
  • Module 3: Geographical Indications
  • Module 4: Industrial Designs
  • Module 5: Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Module 6: Making Brand and Managing Intellectual Property
  • Module 7: IP and Development - Flexibilities and Public Domain under Trademarks
  • Final Exam
0 Technical aspects of the relationship between GIs and TMs carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 46 min Trademarks; Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on the technical aspects regarding the relations between Geographical Indications and Trademarks (incl. collective and certification marks), PGIs and ex-officio examination of TM applications, PGIs and earlier TM rights in opposition. Organised by CarIPI and delivered by Hugh O’Neill (Legal Affairs at EUIPO).
0 Opposition Proceedings carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 43 min Trademarks
  • Recorded webinar on TM opposition proceedings delivered by Ewelina Sliwinska (Legal Affairs at EUIPO)
0 Likelihood of confusion carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 40 min Trademarks
  • Recorded webinar on TM distinctiveness and likelihood of confusion in relative grounds delivered by Ewelina Sliwinska (Legal Affairs at EUIPO)
     
0 Protecting non-EU Geographical Indications carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 23 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on the protection of non-EU Geographical Indications in the EU, delivered by Monika Turek (DG AGRI, European Commission)
0 Assessment of non-EU GI applications under bilateral agreements carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 41 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on the assessment of non-EU GI applications under bilateral agreements, jointly delivered by Franciska Schönherr (EUIPO Operations Department) and by Ewa Miszczak (DG AGRI, European Commission)
0 Experience of Georgia agreement on protection of GIs with the EU carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 14 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on the experience of Georgia in relations to the agreement on protection of GIs with the EU, delivered by Sophio Mujiri (EUIPO Seconded National Expert from IP Office of Georgia)
0 Cooperation between customs and right holders carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 30 min Enforcement
  • Recorded webinar on the cooperation between customs and right holders delivered by Massimo Antonelli (EUIPO Observatory).
0 Risk Management Systems carIPI Recorded Webinar EN 25 min Enforcement
  • Recorded webinar on risk management systems delivered by Maurice Adefalou (World Customs Organisation).  
 

Plant Variety System in CARIFORUM

carIPI

Recorded Webinar

EN

52 min

Plant Variety

  • Recorded webinar on the importance of plant variety protection to promote plant breeding activities in the CARIFORUM region.
 

TM and GIs: EU Case Law

carIPI

Recorded Webinar

EN

21min

Trade Marks; Geographical Indications

  • Recorded webinar on relevant case law on Geographical Indications delivered by Virginia Melgar, Chairperson of the 5th Board of Appeal of EUIPO
 

TM and GIs: Case Law from Costa Rica

carIPI

Recorded Webinar

EN

18 min

Trade Marks; Geographical Indications

  • Recorded webinar on relevant case Law from Costa Rica (Manchego Cheese) delivered by Pedro D. Suarez Baltodano, Judge at the Trinibunal Registral Administrativo
 

TM and Gis: Future of Jurisprudence

carIPI

Recorded Webinar

EN

10 min

Trade Marks; Geographical Indications

  • Recorded webinar on the future of the jurisprudence in the area of TM and GIs, delivered by Justice Anderson, Charmain of the CCJ Academy for Law
 

The Role of Intellectual Property in Developing Your Brand

CEDA

Recorded Webinar

EN

110 min

Trade Marks; Designs; Geographical Indications 

  • Recorded webinar on how to create and protect brand values, delivered by Erica K. Smith, Intellect Management Services Inc.
  Monitising Intellectual Property CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 100 min Trade Marks; Designs; Geographical Indications 
  • Recorded webinar on how specific commodities have been able to brand their products in national, regional and international markets, delivered by the managing director of Windward Commodities.
  EPA Coordinators Webinar on benefits of convergence of IP systems for cross-border trade CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN; FR, NL, ES (subtitles) 85 min IP Treaties; Trade Marks; Designs
  • Recorded webinar to raise awareness on the benefits – for the business sector and in particular to SMEs in the CARIFORUM countries - of the existing regional and international convergence efforts.
  EPA coordinators webinar on benefits of International Registration Systems CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 110 min IP treaties; Trade Marks; Designs
  • Recorded webinar about the benefits of the international registration systems for international trade. Experience sharing from EU and CARIFORUM speakers. 
  Unregistered marks and other signs used in the course of trade CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, NL
(subtitles)
40 min Trade Marks
  • Recorded training session on  unregistered trade marks delivered by Irina Sotirova, EUIPO Senior Expert on Legal Affairs
  Bad faith registration CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, NL
(subtitles)
35 min Trade Marks
  • Recorded training session on bad faith in trade mark registration, delivered by Ewelina Sliwinska, EUIPO Senior Expert on Legal Affairs.
  Designs invalidity and cancellation proceedings CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 85 min Designs
  • Recorded training session on invalidity proceedings and best practices, delivered by Rebecca Santana Davies, EUIPO expert.
  Exchange of practice for design examiners CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN; FR, NL, ES (subtitles) 45 min Designs
  • Recorded training session on design examination, with experts from the EU and CARIFORUM 
  Practical aspects of design examination I CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, FR (subtitles) 25 min Designs
  • Recorded training session on practical aspects of design examination, i.e. product indication, classification, and deferment. 
  Practical aspects of design examination II CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, FR (subtitles) 45 min Designs
  • Recorded training session focussing  on the graphical representation of designs and correct use of visual disclaimers.
  GIs and TMs: what the EPA and TRIPS say CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 12 min Trade Marks; Geographical Indications 
  • Recorded webinar delivered by the attorney-at-law Tira Green, focussing on major trade agreements affecting IP rights in the CARIFORUM region.
  Interplay between GI and TMs: The EU Perspective CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 40 min Trade Marks; Geographical Indications 
  • Recorded training session delivered by EUIPO expert Rebecca Santana Davie on the interplay between geographical indications and trade marks within the EU.
  CARIFORUM Legal framework for GIs and TMs CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 25 min Trade Marks; Geographical Indications 
  • Recorded session on  on the legal framework for GIs and TMs in the CARIFORUM area, delivered by  Marissa Longsworth, deputy chairperson of the Cayman Islands Government's IP tribunals
  Online training on Madrid System operations CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 65 min IP Treaties; Trade Marks
  • Virtual on-the-job training for officials from Caribbean IPOs on the implementation of the Madrid System operations
  The Madrid System in Trinidad and Tobago. A route to global branding for entrepreneurs CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 60 min IP Treaties; Trade Marks
  • Recorded webinar to promote the Madrid International Registration System for SMEs in Trinidad and Tobago, in collaboration with TTIPO, and launch of the  booklet “The Madrid Protocol – A Route to Global Branding for Entrepreneurs”. 
  The Madrid Protocol in Antigua and Barbuda CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 45 min IP Treaties; Trade Marks
  • Recorded webinar  in collaboration with ABIPCO on the use of the Madrid International Registration System - targeting the business sector in Antigua and Barbuda
  CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (part 1) CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, NL (subtitles) 75 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on GI specifications (part 1) focussed on management of GI systems and the key role they play in the protection and promotion of a brand.
  CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (part 2) CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN, NL (subtitles) 75 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar on GI specifications (part 2), focussed on GI control and management mechanisms.
  Benefits of Geographical Indications to the regional Rum Sector CarIPI Recorded Webinar EN 105 min Geographical Indications
  • Recorded webinar in collaboration with the West Indies Rum and Spirits Association (WIRSPA) on  Geographical Indications (GIs) and the regional rum sector