Lisbon Agreement Geographical Indications

(a) the siege agreement with the State in the territory of which the organization has its statutory headquarters provides that working capital, if insufficient, will grant advances. The amount of these advances and the conditions under which they are granted are subject to separate agreements between that state and the organization. “cross-border geographic area,” a geographic area located or extending to neighbouring contracting parties; The roadmap for the European Union`s accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on designations of origin and geographical indications was published on 21 December 2017, the deadline for the opinion of interested parties, until 18 January 2018. Eight submissions were received within this time frame. All but one were fundamentally positive about the initiative and supported EU membership. Three observations suggested that the EU should move the debate on the recognition and protection of non-agricultural geographical indications forward. Two opinions were against a shortlist, since all the Union`s geographical indications had to be protected under the Geneva Act. Each party provides effective remedies for the protection of registered appellations of origin and registered geographical indications and provides that legal proceedings to ensure their protection may be initiated by a public body or an interested party, whether a natural or legal person, and whether public or private, depending on the legal system and practice. 4. [Safeguard Measures in the event of notification of revocation of refusal or granting of protection] When a party who has refused the effects of an international listing under Article 15 because of the use in the context of a previous trademark or other right within the meaning of this article declares the withdrawal of that refusal under Article 16 or the granting of protection in accordance with Article 18 , the protection of the designation of origin or the resulting geographical indication does not affect this right or its use. unless protection has been granted after the repeal, non-renewal, revocation or annulment of the right. The royalties are borne by the Member State of origin of the name of origin or the geographical indication.

However, the Union can make a specific contribution, in accordance with Article 24, paragraph 2, point v), of the Geneva Act, within the limits of the resources available for this purpose in the EU`s annual budget. In 2018, an amount of EUR 1 million will be allocated to line 05 06 01. (II) for products that are not of the same nature as products for which the designation of origin or geographical indication applies, or if such use indicates or indicates a link between those products or services and the beneficiaries of the designation of origin or geographical indication, and could harm their interests, or, if applicable, prejudice their interests; , or, if necessary, to interfere with their interests, or, if necessary, because of the reputation of the designation of origin or geographical indication in the party concerned, which could alter or improperly dilute that use or exploit that reputation unfairly; b) A party may notify the Director General, in a declaration, that a registered designation of origin or geographical indication is protected in accordance with its national or regional legislation from a date mentioned in the declaration, but which is not after the expiry date of the refusal period set by the regulations covered by Article 15, paragraph 1, point a).