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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.@IVinvents lays off about one-fifth of workforce: http://t.co/cwjj6m96HV

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@Serena_Tierney @BDB_Law Good news for IP owners. And more money to @The_IPO too! Do you think more cases will follow, Serena?

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@sebjam_es @JamTarts @StephenBeney Would be interesting to see what courts would make of a club suing own fans for copyright infringement

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