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Does the recognition of a geographical indication require registration? The protection of geographical indications in the Czech Republic is ensured by means of public law and also by means of private law. (...) If criteria must be set in an application for recognition of a geographical indication, are those criteria purely geographic in nature? (...) Does the regime for protection of geographical indications allow geographical indications to be licensed and, if so, what conditions are imposed on such licences?
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Score: 649329.05 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...p_e/trips_e/ta_docs_e/W117.pdf
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Statistics Statistics Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced today it has been laying the groundwork for the rapid, safe and efficient delivery of the eventual COVID-19 vaccine by stockpiling syringes and other necessary equipment, in anticipation of delivering 1 billion syringes to support vaccination efforts in 2021.20 October 2020 Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has put two reports online, one detailing violations in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, and the other warning that accountability for violations committed in the context of demonstrations remains elusive, despite promising steps by the Government of Iraq.27 August 2020 United Nations Group of Experts, Conference on Geographical Names Conclude Meetings at Headquarters with Model for New Organization STAT/460United Nations Group of Experts, Conference on Geographical Names Conclude Meetings at Headquarters with Model for New Organization The eleventh United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names and the thirtieth session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names concluded on 17 and 18 August, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.21 August 2017 United Nations Group of Experts, Conference on Geographical Names Celebrate Fiftieth-Year Anniversary of Conferences at Headquarters STAT/459United Nations Group of Experts, Conference on Geographical Names Celebrate Fiftieth-Year Anniversary of Conferences at Headquarters NEW YORK, 7 August (Department of Political Affairs) — The United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) convenes its thirtieth session on the 7 and 18 August, as well as the eleventh United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names (UNCSGN) from 8 to 17 August, to celebrate their fiftieth-year anniversary of conferences at Headquarters.7 August 2017 Importance of Geographical Names Emphasized as Experts Conclude Twenty-ninth Session in Bangkok STAT/458Importance of Geographical Names Emphasized as Experts Conclude Twenty-ninth Session in Bangkok The twenty-ninth Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names concluded on 29 April at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok.9 May 2016 Expert Group to Convene in Bangkok for Session on Advancing Standardization of Geographical Names, 25-29 April STAT/457Expert Group to Convene in Bangkok for Session on Advancing Standardization of Geographical Names, 25-29 April The twenty-ninth session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names will convene from 25 to 29 April, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Conference Centre in Bangkok.21 April 2016 Secretary-General Calls for ‘Data Revolution’, Stronger Capacity, in Message for World Statistics Day SG/SM/17245-OBV/1536-STAT/455Secretary-General Calls for ‘Data Revolution’, Stronger Capacity, in Message for World Statistics Day Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on World Statistics Day, to be observed on 20 October:19 October 2015 Opening Statistical Commission’s Session, Deputy Secretary-General Calls Data ‘Lifeblood’ of Decision-Making in Post-2015 Development Era DSG/SM/851-STAT/453Opening Statistical Commission’s Session, Deputy Secretary-General Calls Data ‘Lifeblood’ of Decision-Making in Post-2015 Development Era Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as delivered, at the opening of the forty-sixth session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, in New York today:3 March 2015 United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management Clears Path for Location-Based Standards, Enhancing Sustainable Development STAT/452United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management Clears Path for Location-Based Standards, Enhancing Sustainable Development The fourth session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management was held from 6 to 8 August at United Nations Headquarters.12 August 2014 Tenth United Nations Conference on Standardization of Geographical Names, Aimed at Ensuring Accurate Use of Names in Communication, Opens in New York STAT/446Tenth United Nations Conference on Standardization of Geographical Names, Aimed at Ensuring Accurate Use of Names in Communication, Opens in New York NEW YORK, 31 July (United Nations Statistics Division) — Worldwide geographical names standards designed to promote the consistent and accurate use of names are important in meeting the everyday needs of international, national and regional communication, whether it be in the service of commerce, transport and administration or international relations, search and rescue and the provision of humanitarian aid.31 July 2012 Tenth United Nations Conference on Standardization of Geographical Names Concludes at New York Headquarters STAT/447Tenth United Nations Conference on Standardization of Geographical Names Concludes at New York Headquarters At the Tenth Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names, held at United Nations Headquarters from 31 July-10 August, more than 150 delegates met to discuss standardization of geographical names and to promote their consistent and accurate use.14 August 2012 Measuring Sustainable Development with Geospatial Information STAT/448Measuring Sustainable Development with Geospatial Information At the second session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UNCE-GGIM), held at United Nations Headquarters from 13 to 15 August, more than 200 delegates met to discuss future trends in geospatial information management and management strategies.22 August 2012 United Kingdom to Host Meeting of United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, 24-26 July STAT/449United Kingdom to Host Meeting of United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, 24-26 July As part of its global outreach in support of the development and use of geospatial information to promote sustainable development, the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management will hold a special joint session with the Cambridge Conference from 24 to 26 July. The Ordnance Survey will host a special one-day senior executive knowledge-exchange and information-sharing session on geospatial data collection and management on 27 July.24 July 2013 Benefits of Standardizing Geographical Names to Be Discussed as Expert Group Opens Twenty-eighth Session at Headquarters STAT/450Benefits of Standardizing Geographical Names to Be Discussed as Expert Group Opens Twenty-eighth Session at Headquarters From 28 April to 3 May, the twenty-eighth Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names will be held at United Nations Headquarters with the participation of some 140 experts from all corners of the world.28 April 2014 Importance of Standardizing Geographical Names Stressed as Experts Conclude Twenty-eighth Session at Headquarters STAT/451Importance of Standardizing Geographical Names Stressed as Experts Conclude Twenty-eighth Session at Headquarters The twenty-eighth session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names concluded on 2 May at United Nations Headquarters in New York.5 May 2014
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Notifications submitted shall include the following: (a) Details of the geographical indication (e.g. the name, the place or area, quality, reputation or other characteristics, and goods indicated by the geographical indication). (...) Certificates of Registration may be issued in electronic form. 4. The Register of Geographical Indications shall contain the following information in respect of each registered geographical indication: (a) The name of the geographical indication. (b) The place or area, other quality, reputation or characteristics, and the goods indicated by the geographical indication. (c) The name and contact details of the owner of the geographical indication.
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Score: 647623.97 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...s_e/ta_docs_e/5_1_tnipw8_e.pdf
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Registration on the Database C.1 The WTO Secretariat shall, following receipt of the notification, register the notified geographical indication on the Database of Geographical Indications for Wines and Spirits ("the Database"). C.2 The registration of a geographical indication on the Database shall consist of the recording of the information provided under paragraph B.2. (...) C.7 The previously-registered geographical indication for which the notification of withdrawal was made shall thereupon be removed from the Database.
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Score: 647253.1 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...a_docs_e/5_1_tnipw10rev4_e.pdf
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Copyright and Related Rights 2. Trademarks 3. Geographical Indications 4. Industrial Designs 5. Patents 6. (...) Geographical indications are, for the purposes of this Agreement, indications which identify a good as originating in the territory of a Member, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to its geographical origin. 2.   (...) Article 23 Additional Protection for Geographical Indications for Wines and Spirits 1.  Each Member shall provide the legal means for interested parties to prevent use of a geographical indication identifying wines for wines not originating in the place indicated by the geographical indication in question or identifying spirits for spirits not originating in the place indicated by the geographical indication in question, even where the true origin of the goods is indicated or the geographical indication is used in translation or accompanied by expressions such as “kind”, “type”, “style”, “imitation” or the like
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Score: 647135.94 - https://www.wto.org/english/do...s_e/legal_e/27-trips_04b_e.htm
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Copyright and Related Rights 2. Trademarks 3. Geographical Indications 4. Industrial Designs 5. Patents 6. (...) Geographical indications are, for the purposes of this Agreement, indications which identify a good as originating in the territory of a Member, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to its geographical origin. 2.   (...) Article 23 Additional Protection for Geographical Indications for Wines and Spirits 1.  Each Member shall provide the legal means for interested parties to prevent use of a geographical indication identifying wines for wines not originating in the place indicated by the geographical indication in question or identifying spirits for spirits not originating in the place indicated by the geographical indication in question, even where the true origin of the goods is indicated or the geographical indication is used in translation or accompanied by expressions such as “kind”, “type”, “style”, “imitation” or the like
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In order to facilitate the protection of geographical indications for wines, negotiations shall be undertaken in the Council for TRIPS concerning the establishment of a multilateral system of notification and registration of geographical indications for wines eligible for protection in those Members participating in the system. 1.2 Article 23.1 1. (...) In EC – Trademarks and Geographical Indications, the Panel found that Article 23.2 can resolve conflicts between GIs and later trademarks, but not prior trademarks: 1 Panel Reports, EC – Trademarks and Geographical Indications (US), paras. 7.623-7.624, and (Australia), paras. 7.623-7.624. (...) In EC – Trademarks and Geographical Indications, the Panel discussed the relationship between Article 23.1, 23.2 and Article 24.5.
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Score: 646475.44 - https://www.wto.org/english/re...s_e/ai17_e/trips_art23_jur.pdf
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(Microsoft Word - D\351claration Hangzhou EN.doc) Organisation for an International Geographical Indications Network info@origin-gi.com | Tel. +32.2.733.50.60 | Fax +32 2 733 50 51 | www.origin-gi.com Hangzhou Declaration At their second General Assembly meeting held in Hangzhou, China, the members of OriGIn adopted on the 15th of November 2005 the following declaration: Recognising the emerging role of China as a country with numerous Geographical Indications and the efforts of its authorities and GI Producers towards their registration, protection and development; Recognising the national interest of China for GIs and the strong link with rural development; Announcing the application of 30 Chinese GI bodies for their registration as OriGIn members and witnessing the signature of an agreement between OriGIn and the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) for the representation of OriGIn in China; Recalling that geographical indications are intellectual property rights allowing the protection of product names that are unique because of their geographical origin and a well established traditional way of production; Taking note of the essential role that geographical indications can play in sustainable development and their contribution to economical, social and cultural dynamics of many regions across the world, particularly useful for poor and remote regions and their population; Persuaded by the positive contribution that the protection of geographical indications can play in the preservation of traditional knowledge and the traditional way of production of products with strong origin and past; Recognising that, with globalization and the setting of a competitive trade system, the added value incorporated in geographical indications creates new and better possibilities for quality products to gain access to new markets, in particular for producers from developing countries, offering them a marketing tool to differentiate and clearly identify their products and precisely meet consumer’s demands in terms of origin and quality; Convinced that a more effective protection of geographical indications is a key element in the context of the market access efforts, supporting their development and enhancing the benefits flowing therefrom; Aware, of the risk surrounding the future of geographical indications if urgent measures are not taken at the international level to improve their protection; Taking careful attention to the ongoing negotiations at the international level and in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in particular, aimed at improving the protection of geographical indications to enable producers to benefits from the above mentioned advantages of geographical indications, which depend on an effective protection; Concluding that members of OriGIn, urgently require that the Member of the WTO decide during the forthcoming 6th Ministerial Conference of WTO that: • The protection given by Article 23 of the TRIPS Agreement to Geographical Indications (GI) products, which currently applies only to wines and spirits shall be extended to all GI products; • The establishment of a legally binding register for all WTO Member States for all geographical indications products; • The reinforcement of technical assistance to developing countries, to allow them to benefit from the advantages of geographical indications.
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Information that has become the common name of goods and is no longer capable of providing instructions as to geographical origin shall not be protected as geographical instructions in accordance with this Decree. (...) The right to use geographical instructions may not be transferred. Article 13 Duration of protection of industrial property rights with respect to geographical instructions The rights to use geographical instructions shall be protected as long as all of the conditions for geographical instructions as stipulated in article 10.1 of this Decree and the conditions for production activities of entities entitled to use such geographical instruction as stipulated in article 11 of this Decree are fully satisfied. (...) To use any trade instructions which are identical or similar to any protected geographical instructions in order to mislead as to the geographical origin of goods; 2.
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They should also bear in mind that not all geographic names are UNBIS Thesaurus terms; as mentioned earlier, many geographic names other than countries and major regions are established as Geographic Subject Authority records and not as UNBIS Thesaurus terms. (...) Normally a maximum of five primary subjects (excluding geographic subjects) is desirable. When the primary subjects assigned to a work include geographic subjects , indexers must consider the linkage with non-geographic primary subjects. Part A (ii), Geographic linkage of subjects , provides guidelines on linking primary geographic subjects with primary topical subjects.
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Score: 644315.7 - https://www.un.org/depts/dhl/u...ref_manual/indexpolicy/650.htm
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