Doha's Impact on TRIPS: Balancing Geographical Indications Protection Clark W. Lackert Chair, INTA International Amicus Committee and Partner, King & Spalding New York 1 May 2002. INTA: International Trademark Association.
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Doha's Impact on TRIPS: Balancing Geographical Indications ProtectionClark W. LackertChair, INTA International Amicus Committee andPartner, King & SpaldingNew York1 May 2002
INTA is a 124 year-old not-for-profit organization dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property concepts as essential elements of trade and commerce. INTA has over 4000 members in 145 countries. The association is global and crosses all industry lines, including manufacturers and retailers in industries ranging from aerospace to consumer goods.
Clark LackertModerator, Partner, King & Spalding, New York
Anne RichardSecretary General, Confédération Générale des Producteurs de Lait de Brebis et des Industriels de Roquefort,France
Hans BenderPresident, Danish Dairy Board, Brussels
Luis de JavierDirector Legal Department, Miguel Torres SA, Barcelona
Dominic KeatingUS Mission to the WTO, Geneva
Antonio BerenguerDG Trade, European Commission, Brussels
SWISS watches (GI)
SWISS cheese (Generic)
SWISS airlines (Trademark)
Indications of Source
Appellations of Origin
Paris Convention (1883)
Madrid Agreement (1891)
Lisbon Agreement (1958)
TRIPs Agreement (1994)
Regional (e.g., EU 1992)
Articles 9, 10 (2), 10 bis, and 10 ter: Unfair Competition5. What Paris Convention Articles are Relevant?
There are two Madrid Agreements, one on trademarks and one on false designations of origin
Critical Analysis of EU Foodstuffs Regulation (now in TRIPs Council)
Concerned about international or national GI registers (other than registration of certification marks)9. What is the INTA Position on Trademark/GI Conflicts?
Proliferation of national GI registration statutes
Need to address legitimate concerns of developing world indications
Ultimate balance between trademarks and GIs10. What is the Future of the GI-Trademark Balance?