92. The protection of geographical indications in Montenegro is governed by the Law on Indications of Geographical Origin, the Law on Quality Schemes for Agricultural and Food Products, the Law on Wine and the Law on Spirit Drinks.
93. The Law on Indications of Geographical Origin does not apply to products and services where the acquisition, legal protection and the exercise of rights in respect of the use of the indication of geographical origin is regulated by a specific regulation.
94. Protection of geographical indications is conditioned on registration. Geographical indications for agriculture and food products, spirit drinks and wines are registered in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while GIs for all other products are registered in the Intellectual Property Office of Montenegro – Ministry of Economy.
95. In accordance with the aforementioned legislation, foreign natural or legal persons, or foreign associations may apply for the registration of a geographical indication, if the geographical indication was recognized in the country of origin, when it stems from the international agreements.
96. Recognition of a geographical indication does not need to be renewed or reaffirmed, also a geographical indication does not need to be used in order to maintain rights.
97. The decision on registration of the designation of origin, or geographical indication shall be cancelled in cases where no product protected with the designation of origin or geographical indication has been marketed for at least seven years.
98. "Njeguški pršut", "Pljevaljski sir", "Crnogorska goveđa pršuta", "Crnogorska stelja" and "Crnogorski pršut" are some of the Agricultural and Food Products labelled with a protected geographical origin, and I invite you if you have opportunity to try some of them. Unfortunately, I could not find them on the market in Geneva.