Geographical Indications – Food for thought?

Geographical Indications – Food for thought?

The IPAN network meeting on 17th Nov 2022 (held at CIPA’s Holborn offices after IPAN’s 11th AGM), explored aspects of Geographical Indication (GI) protection for food, drink and non-agricultural products such as distinctive fabric goods. Some of the commercial opportunities and challenges of obtaining effective GI protection were brought out in the presentations by our guest speakers.

UK Minister for IP

UK Minister for IP

George Freeman MP was appointed on 26 October 2022 as Minister for Science, Research and Innovation with responsibility for IP within the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

IPAN AGM 17th Nov 2022

IPAN AGM 17th Nov 2022

At IPAN’s 11th Annual General Meeting, held in person and by video-link on 17th November at CIPA’s offices in Holborn, London. Dr Bola Olabisi, Chairwoman of GlobalWIIN, was elected as a director and Ian Wishart, and Associate Prof. Dr Janice Denoncourt,...