Minutes - TRIPS Council Special Session - View details of the intervention/statement

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea, Republic of)
C.ii.iv.a Definition of the term "geographical indications" and eligibility of geographical indications for inclusion in the system
125. The representative of Chile raised the question of discriminatory treatment. For example, a country might recognize, in certain circumstances, the name of a country as a GI and, under the same circumstances, refuse that to another country. He suggested to draw up certain criteria to avoid discrimination between countries.