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Concerns and opposition to geographical indication policy

GI labelling has attracted controversy, concern and criticism ever since the concept of protecting geographical product names first began to be codified many years ago. The EU – as the most enthusiastic global supporter of the concept and principal protagonist in the attempts to globalise GI recognition in international trade – has attracted the lion’s share of the concerns which have been voiced in recent years.


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