Category: Geographical Indication

Geographical Indication In Context Of The Rasgulla Controversy

‘Geographical Indication’ refers to a sign which is used on products possessing some qualities, characteristics, reputation attributable to the geographical origin. There needs to be a clear link between the product and the place of production.[1]The Act providing protection to Geographical Indications (GI) in India is The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, … Continue reading Geographical Indication In Context Of The Rasgulla Controversy

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After a decade long wait, finally The Classic KohlapuriChappal successfully granted a GI

The Kolhapuri Chappal, which is a popular ethnic wear, has been finally granted the GI tagafter a decade long wait. The tag was granted by the controller general of patents, designs and trademarks to the Chappal which is manufactured vastly in the districts of Maharashtra (Solapur, Sangli, Satara, & Kolhapur) and Karnataka (Bijapur, Bagalkot, Dharwad … Continue reading After a decade long wait, finally The Classic KohlapuriChappal successfully granted a GI

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