An Analysis on Overlapping of Geographical Indication and Trademark

  • Oindrila Roy Muhuri
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  • Oindrila Roy Muhuri

    LLM student at Christ deemed to be University, Bengaluru, India.

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Abstract

The clash between trademarks and geographical indications within the prevailing intellectual property rights environment is a hotly debated but contentious topic. The countries have rejected the previous answers to the problem, and various attempts to discover a universally acceptable solution have been made. The prime area of conflict arises when the phrase used as G.I. might have been used as a trademark; there is a contradiction between trademark and G.I. The researcher seeks to address the issue of trademark, and geographical indication overlaps in-depth and provides potential remedies. The study focuses on the issue of trademark and geographical indication overlap, and thus researcher attempted to define the interrelationship between these two I.P. domains, as well as discusses the prime areas of overlap. The researcher further analyses the problem and brings forth a set of approaches for its resolution.

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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 191 - 204

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112465

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