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Saucisson d’Ardenne wins geographical indication case


Geographical indications are important, to protect and preserve intellectual property related to tradition, local cultures and production methods. But even though they grant protection to a community and not to individual right holders, they can cause tension, between two regions in the same country for example.

Whether or not a certain food product may qualify as a protected geographical indication is in Belgium determined by the regions (Belgium has three: the Flemish, the...


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Just been interviewing Fred Reinhart, president of @AUTM_Network V interesting chat about open innovation - will be on the site next week

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New EU General Court rules effective tomorrow http://t.co/asyjufhrs9 More info here ($/trial) http://t.co/0P9ESxFke4 Imp't for OHIM appeals

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Why biotechs may prefer trade secrets to patents - @mdloney reports from #BIO2015 http://t.co/n7MyHccpab ($/trial) http://t.co/8cTcxSHj9M

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