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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

  • 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 >
  • September 04, 2019 CCFN, U.S. Dairy Industry and Consorzio Tutela Mozzarella di Bufala Campana Sign Historic Agreement on GIs and Common Names, Providing Transparency for Consumers Read More >
  • August 06, 2019 CCFN, U.S. Dairy Industry and Consorzio Tutela Mozzarella di Bufala Campana Sign Historic Agreement Read More >
  • June 06, 2019 CCFN Succeeds In Defending Asiago Trademark Rights in U.S. Read More >
  • June 06, 2019 CCFN Chairman Urges Trump to Address Cheese Trade Deficit Driven by GI Abuses Read More >
  • June 06, 2019 EU Considers GI for Generic Term “Havarti” Read More >
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