Émirats arabes unis
Indications géographiques
1. Please explain in detail how your legislation provides protection for geographical indications.
Geographical indications are protected through the 1992 Trade Marks Law No 37. Article 3 paragraphs 6 and 9 exclude from the registration (protection) geographical indications which have the purpose to mislead the public on the veritable origin of the product. Geographical indications related to the wine and spirituous are not registered in the UAE in pursuance of the 1992 Trade Marks Law Article 3 paragraph 2 (Public order and Morality).