Law No. 16 of 2004 on the Protection of Geographical Indications

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Adopted: August 14, 2004
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
The notification by Bahrain to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Law defined geographical indications such as names or marks that indicate the origin of the commodity in the province, a region or a particular site if the quality, reputation or other characteristics is essentially attributable to its geographical origin. The law specifies the registration of geographical indications and periods of protection and litigation procedures in the event of a dispute, or contrary to th
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قانون رقم (16) لعام 2004 بشأن حماية المؤشرات الجغرافيةpdf
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