Canada: Balancing competing interests in GIs
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement suggests that Canada sides with the European Union on the value of geographical indication protection. However, renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement could result in a more nuanced regime
Canada and the European Union have demonstrated an appetite for change by embracing geographical indications (GIs) in the new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). How this squares with the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will make for interesting viewing among trademark practitioners.
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