Post Profile

Geographical indications become a Brexit issue

The basic idea behind geographical indications (GIs) is to prevent a domestic producer giving a name to their own product that gives the impression to consumers that it comes from the protected region covered by the GI, e.g., Parma ham. It is seen as a means of preventing the public from being misled by producers jumping on the bandwagon of a successful GI and also to prevent unfair competition.
read more


Related Posts

Watch Tyler, the Creator Design a $4,000 Eames Chair on ‘Nuts + Bolts’

Fashion / Men's Fashion : Selectism

We’ve seen him make a stop-motion film, try to produce his own Converse One Star shoe, come up with a new breakfast dish, play with gravity, have a never-before-seen breed of go-kart created, and now, Tyler, the Creator is giving a ...

Jeep Apparently Still Follows Pro Surfing

Sports / Extreme Sports : Boardistan - Wall Street

Seems that the marketing people from Jeep are still paying attention to events produced by a certain privately owned entertainment company specializing in event and online streamed content production even if the rest of us have give...

Detroit Hires A 'Chief Storyteller', The First In Any U.S. City

Arts : Modern Art Notes

"The $75,000 position... was conceived to give Detroiters a way to connect and discuss issues that don't get covered by the city's traditional media" - i.e., something other than ruin porn or comeback boosterism. The person named to...

Locally grown produce has become common in retail and restaurants

Industries / Agriculture : The Packer Opinion

Locally grown produce has become common in retail and restaurants. Farmers are touted by name and region. It’s part of a strategy to respond to consumers who want to know more about their food – where it comes from and who is growin...

Protecting niche products after Brexit

Industries / Agriculture : Common Agricultural Policy

Will Orkney cheddar cheese still enjoy protection after Brexit? Geographical indications as they are called are on the agenda again, so I thought it might be helpful to reproduce below what I wrote for our Yorkshire Agricultural Soc...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC