Concepts of Geographical Indications – In-depth Analysis

Benefits of Registering Geographical Indication

Why to go for Geographical Indication protection?

Most of the associations often think whether it is worthwhile to go for geographical indication protection.

Below are some of the advantages of geographical indication protection which will help them figure out the importance of protection.

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Unregistrable Geographical Indications

What are the Geographical indications that cannot be registered in India?

The protection of geographical indications is very important. Geographical indications are more than just a name or a symbol. They are used for associating a reputation of a certain product with a geographical area of varying sizes.  The reputation of a geographical indication is a collective and intangible asset. A geographical indication can be used without any restriction by others if it is not protected. Hence, its value eventually diminishes along with its hard-earned reputation as well.

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