Geographical indications and designations of origin: ECJ on the requisite of protection
The European Court of Justice (ECJ), in its ruling of 8 May 2014, case C-35/13, ruled on the conditions under which a geographical designation may be used to designate a product manufactured outside the relevant zone, where that designation is not recognised as a protected designation of origin or as a protected geographical indication within the meaning of the Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2081/92…
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