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Gaining competitive advantage through the protection of geographical indications

Ravindra Yatawara

Gaining competitive advantage through the protection of geographical indications

an analysis of the tea, sapphires, and cinnamon industries of Sri Lanka

by Ravindra Yatawara

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Published by Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tea trade -- Sri Lanka,
  • Sapphires industry -- Sri Lanka,
  • Cinnamon industry -- Sri Lanka,
  • Marks of origin -- Sri Lanka

  • About the Edition

    Study done for the National Intellectual Property Office, Sri Lanka.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-44).

    StatementRavindra A. Yatawara, Amrit Rajapakse.
    SeriesResearch studies: international economic series -- no. 9
    ContributionsRajapakse, Amrit., Institute of Policy Studies (Colombo, Sri Lanka), National Intellectual Property Office (Sri Lanka)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9198.A4-Z.x2A-ZS+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 57 p. ;
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24004138M
    ISBN 10978955708576
    LC Control Number2009310854

    Local food has captured the interest of a number of academic disciplines and many of them are represented in this special issue of Anthropology of Food, based on a European Scientific Foundation exploratory workshop where European researchers met to discuss the concept of local food (see part 2). Through a pluridisciplinary perspective, this issue deepens the problematic and adds to research   the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector. IPR protection plays a key role in gaining competitive advantage in terms of technological gains for achieving higher economic growth in a market driven economy. It is felt that IPR requires greater understanding and attention by the industry, particularly the MSME sector in

      The TRIPS Agreement builds on the existing multilateral systems for the protection of the various intellectual property rights covered by it, and many substantive provisions of the main international instruments for the protection of intellectual property are included in the ://   A competitive advantage for EU products. Safeguarding traditions and know-how is a key aspect of geographical indications, but there is more to them than just nostalgia and tradition: the label is also highly advantageous for the farmers producing ://

    Downloadable! Branding strategies centering on the geographical origins of a product can provide a basis for differentiating commodity products. The use of such "geographical indications" (or GIs) can involve unique quality characteristics associated with a particular location or quality images that are based on the history, tradition, and folklore in a ://   Agreement which is the name for the main WTO Agreement. The Uruguay Round introduced intellectual property rights into the multilateral trading system for the first time through a set of comprehensive disciplines. The TRIPS Agreement is part of the “single undertaking” resulting from the Uruguay Round negotiations.


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Yatawara Amrit Rajapakse INSTITUTE OF POLICY STUDIES OF SRI The aim of this paper is (a) to provide an overview of the use of geographical indications (GIs) in the Republic of Macedonia and some countries in the world and (b) to emphasize the possibility of increasing the competitiveness of the agri-food products by protection of GIs.

The paper is based on qualitative and quantitative approach. With the qualitative, we present domestic and international 1,Abstract The legal protection of geographical indications in form of the Council-Regulation (EEC) No.

/92 is one mainstay of the “new” European quality :// /_The_Economics_of_Geographical_Indications. Expographic Books delivers books and stationary to your doorstep anywhere within Sri Lanka. buy books online in sri lanka We have bookshops in Battaramulla, Colombo and Kandy We stock a wide range of imported and local books to cater for book lovers professional school students Our range include engineering books, books on management, IT books, self help books, dictionaries, workbooks novels The type of IPR protection used seems to help companies to create and sustain competitive advantage in several ways (Reitzig, a): it can provide a temporary technological lead (incumbency advantages), protect strong brands, help to establish a standard in the market, and to protect key components, thus increasing switching ://   and geographical indications, as an instrument not only for developing a strong and distinctive brand image for national products and services but also, through such a process, for creating a strong and distinctive nation brand, in both cases, with a view to gaining a competitive advantage in domestic, regional and world markets.

:// Geographical indications (GIs) acquired global relevance in with their legal protection as an intellectual property right (IPR) in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) of the World Trade Organization (WTO).2 The term GI was coined to encompass a variety of expressions already in use in other international treaties and national Areas of law study guide by marcello_stutz_pupo includes 33 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your ://   of patent protection cannot be accurately defined. If protection is too weak, then the development of technology may be inhibited through insufficient incentives for R&D.

If too much protection is conferred, consumers may not benefit, even in the long run, and patentees may generate profits far in excess of the overall costs of R& ADVERTISEMENTS: In this essay we will discuss about: 1. Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights 2.

Need for Intellectual Property Rights 3. Types 4. Advantages 5. Infringement. Essay on Intellectual Property Rights Essay Contents: Essay on the Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights Essay on the Need for Intellectual Property Rights Essay on the Types of Intellectual [ ]   Patents, industrial designs, integrated circuit designs, geographical indications and trademarks have to be registered in order to receive protection.

The registration includes a description of what is being protected — the invention, design, brandname, logo, etc   Geographical Indications: An Introduction.

WIPO study providing an introduction to geographical indications, explaining their basic features, use and protection as an intellectual property right. Written for non-experts, it is a starting point for readers seeking to learn more about the topic. (French version available) Translating terroir: the global challenge of French AOC labeling.

at the same time connecting it to more macro systems of regulation through the AOCs status as a geographical indication. The battle between the United States and the European Union over the protection of geographical :// Gaining competitive advantage through the protection of geographical indications: an analysis of the te Lost opportunities: Sri Lanka's economic relationship with Japan / Piyadasa Ratnayake; Trends in firearm injuries and deaths in Sri Lanka / Ravindra Fernando   creation (for example, the author of a book, or the owner of a particular drink with a unique flavour).

Applications for Trade marks and patents have a special advisory process for the consideration of Māori cultural elements by a Māori Advisory Committee, discussed in the next :// TRIPS-Plus Provisions in FTAs: Recent T rends Each party, at the request of the patent owner, shall adjust the term of a patent to compensate for unreasonable delays that occur in granting /_TRIPS-Plus_Provisions_in_FTAs_Recent_Trends.

• GIs when registered confers legal protection in India through the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act ofprevents unauthorised use of registered GI, promotes the economic prosperity of the producers of goods produced in a geographical territory which in turn boost exports.

Madhusudan Rao.D.V. /29/ In the current negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), one area of intellectual property rights that is certain to create disagreement between the EU and U.S. is that of geographical indications, or GIs. GIs are a type of intellectual property protection that works in much of the same way as.

However, competitive advantage rooted in the so-called “geographical indications” has a number of limitations. Geographical protection can be counter-productive in some industries by providing little incentive for local firms to innovate to overcome limitations such as lack of legitimacy and lack of brand name (The Economist, ).

Geographical Indications: An Introduction. This publication provides an introduction to geographical indications, explaining their basic features, use and protection as an intellectual property right.

Written for non-experts, it is a starting point for readers seeking to learn more about the topic. Publication year: ?cat1=57&cat2=1&lang=EN.The EU has placed GIs at the center of its quality policy for food and agriculture products. Through the GI system, the EU intends to provide a tool to support the quality and tradition of registered products and to assure consumers that the products of genuine rather than imitation products seeking to benefit from the reputations of the ://