Study on the importance of geographical indication and its registration review in India
Dr. Tejashree P Patankar
In this research paper the registration of regional specialty under GI (geographical indication) an element of IPR (Intellectual property right) is been highlighted). In India specially agro-based goods are getting registered under GI. Goods as agricultural goods, natural goods or manufactured goods as originating, or manufactured in the territory of a country, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of such goods is essentially attributable to its geographical origin and in case where such goods are manufactured goods one of the activities of either the production or of processing or preparation of the goods concerned takes place in such territory, region or locality, as the case may be. Explanation. —For the purposes of this clause, any name which is not the name of a country, region or locality of that country shall also be considered as the Geographical Indication if it relates to a specific geographical area and is used upon or in relation to particular goods originating from that country, region or locality, as the case may be.