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

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea)
European Union
C.3.c Purpose
133. The representative of the European Communities said that, according to his understanding of Australia's comments, the term "Tokay" had been used for some time by Australian wine growers. He was not aware of whether or not "Tokay" was a protected GI in Australia and there was a place named "Tokay" in Australia. He recalled that paragraph D.2 of the EC proposal provided that homonymous GIs could be registered.