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Background Items 

October 2016 Study by Informa Economics IEG: Assessing the Potential Impact of Geographical Indications for Common Cheeses on the U.S. Dairy Sector

Comments on Other GI Regulations/Policies

News Items

  • November 26, 2019 American Blue Takes the Cheese Crown in World Cheese Awards Read More >
  • November 26, 2019 EUIPO Agrees “Emmental” is Generic; Denies Trademark Request Read More >
  • November 26, 2019 CCFN Participates in GI Sessions at WIPO Meeting in Geneva Read More >
  • November 26, 2019 Major Cheese-Producing Nations Stand Firm Against EU’s Misappropriation of “Havarti” Read More >
  • November 26, 2019 CCFN Gains WIPO Observer Status, Bolstering Efforts to Defend Consumer Interests Read More >
  • October 24, 2019 Major Cheese-Producing Nations Stand Firm Against EU’s Misappropriation of Generic Cheese Name “Havarti” Read More >
  • October 11, 2019 CCFN Gains WIPO Observer Status, Helping Ensure that Consumer Interests are Treated as a Priority in Geographical Indications Policies Read More >
  • September 04, 2019 EU’s Claim to Sparkling “Prosecco” Falls Flat in Australia Read More >
  • September 04, 2019 Safeguarding Common Names in Key Markets Around the World Read More >
  • September 04, 2019 WIPO GI Symposium: CCFN Makes Common Names Part of the Dialogue Read More >
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