Can Foreign Producers Benefit from Geographical Indications under the New European Regulation?

This article discusses some economic issues linked to the 2006 European regulation regarding geographical indications. Economic implications of this regulation for foreign producers are investigated. The article examines whether or not the development of a geographical indication is a profitable strategy for foreign producers. The discussion here concludes that geographical indications may allow such producers access to a high-quality segment of the market, but efficient quality management is a necessary condition for reaching such a segment.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/48793
Published in:
Estey Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, Volume 10
Number 1
Page range:
65-76
Total Pages:
12
Series Statement:
Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, Volume 10, Number 1, 2009, pages 65-76




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