A collective trademark for your business.
Geographical Indication (GI) is a collective sign or we can say it is a collective trademark which represent a specific geographic area or community. Every person of that community or association has equal right to use this GI symbol. It is a very power full protection to protect a specialty of a product in specific geographical origin. GI is only tool by which your village or city can be identified on a world map.
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Your questions, answered.
It originates from a definite geographical territory. It is used to identify agricultural, natural or manufactured goods. The manufactured goods should be produced in that territory.
It should have a special quality or reputation or other characteristics
A geographical indication is a sign used on goods that have a specific geographical origin and possess certain unique qualities and reputation that are due to that place of origin.
Geographic words are efficient means to communicate both
Eg. Bikaneri Bhujiya, Darjiling Tea, Kota Doriya, Sanganer Print etc.
For registrability, the indications must fall within the scope of section 2(1)e of GI Act, 1999. Being so, it has to also satisfy the provisions of section 9, which prohibits registration of a Geographical Indication