Estados Unidos de América
Saint Kitts y Nevis
Indicaciones geográficas
9. Please describe in detail how the laws of Saint Kitts and Nevis provide for the recognition and protection of geographical indications required by Article 22.2 of the TRIPS Agreement, citing to the relevant provisions of law or regulation, and provide examples of geographical indications so protected.
Through s. 13 of the Geographical Indications Act, an interested person may institute proceedings in the High Court to prevent the unlawful use of a geographical indication and any use which constitutes an act of unfair competition within the meaning of Article 10bis of the Paris Convention. There are no registered geographical indications in Saint Kitts and Nevis.