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U.S. and Philippines Affirm Positive, Mutual Approach to GIs

The United States and Philippines announced in October recent achievements resolving certain bilateral trade issues under their bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). Among these was a common approach to handling GI applications in a fair, transparent manner that respects common name users.Read More »

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USMCA Breaks New Ground with Better GI Policy

Companies in North America that produce foods that bear generic names praised the U.S. government last month for the seminal language included in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) regarding geographical indications (GI) policy and the protection of common food names.Read More »

USMCA Breaks New Ground with Better GI Policy as Defending Common Names Becomes a U.S. Priority

Companies in North America that produce foods that bear generic names are praising the U.S. government for the seminal language included in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) regarding geographical indications (GI) policy and the protection of common food names. “USMCA marks a sea change in GI policy, recognizing the equal importance of the protection of […]Read More »

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This Makes Sense

This Makes Sense:

Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese must come from Italy's Parma region

This Doesn’t Make Sense

This Doesn't Make Sense:

All parmesan cheese must come from Italy

image description We are very proud to belong to the Consortium and to continue this struggle in partnership with many producers and industries in the world. image description — National Chamber of Milk Producers of Costa Rica