Geographical indications of origin

The protection of geographical indications has become increasingly important in recent years. Our IP Team has helped shape these developments from the very beginning, and with three lawyers who have earned their PhDs in geographical indications, we have unparalleled expertise to assist you.

Areas of expertise

  • Advice and representation in procedures concerning protected designations of origin (GUB/AOP) and protected geographical indications (GGA / IGP)
  • Wine designations
  • Project management for industry organisations in legislative procedures concerning sector-specific industry regulations in the field of geographical indications (“Swiss Made Regulations”)
  • Trademark registration procedures related to geographical indications
  • Defence and enforcement of geographical indications
  • Expert opinions concerning the scope of geographical indications

Other relevant areas

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