News Room

Recent Documents of Interest

Our Latest Newsletter

  • Read our latest newsletters here.

PDFs of Press Releases

(Also see webpage postings of releases bottom of this page)

Background Items 

CCFN Comments and Oral Testimony, 2017 USTR Special 301 Review:

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 the Proposed 2017 National Trade Estimate on Foreign Trade Barriers

Comments for 2015 U.S. National Trade Estimate Report (including impact of GI policy)

U.S. Legislative Letters of Support

Comments on Other GI Regulations/Policies

Comments to EU on non-agricultural GIs:

News Items

  • March 13, 2019 U.S. Dairy Industry Faces Billion-Dollar Losses If EU’s GI Schemes Proliferate Read More >
  • March 13, 2019 Common Names and Non-EU Producers Once Again Shine in World Cheese Awards Read More >
  • March 13, 2019 Engaging with Trade and IP Groups Worldwide Read More >
  • March 13, 2019 Setting the Proper GI Stage for Possible US-EU Trade Negotiations Read More >
  • February 26, 2019 U.S. Dairy Industry Faces Billion-Dollar Losses If EU Geographical Indications Schemes Proliferate Read More >
  • January 21, 2019 CCFN Makes the Case for Common Names in GI Point-Counterpoint Read More >
  • November 27, 2018 Around the World: Ensuring Generic Names Are on the Agenda in GI Discussions Read More >
  • November 27, 2018 U.S. and Philippines Affirm Positive, Mutual Approach to GIs Read More >
  • November 27, 2018 USMCA Breaks New Ground with Better GI Policy Read More >
  • October 08, 2018 USMCA Breaks New Ground with Better GI Policy as Defending Common Names Becomes a U.S. Priority Read More >
Next Page »