Saturday, July 10, 2010

WIPO launches map of Appellations of Origin under the Lisbon system

WIPO has launched an interactive map of all the Appellations of Origin registered under the Lisbon system which facilitates the international protection of Appellations of Origin through one single registration procedure. The map can be entered here .

In addition, WIPO has published some interesting documents based on country submissions as, grounds for refusal for all types of marks (SCT/23/2) (Technical and Procedural Aspects Relating to the Registration of Certification and Collective Marks(SCT/23/3), Questionnaire Concerning the Protection of Names of States Against Registration and Use as Trademarks (SCT/23/4) and Possible Areas of Convergence in Industrial Design Law and Practice( SCT/23/5) .

Source: Class 46

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