Stephanie Aronzon, ‘Blockchain and geographical indications: a natural fit?’

“Blockchain is a lightning rod – attracting both starry-eyed entrepreneurs and industry behemoths. Discovering the technology’s transformative potential beyond cryptocurrency has become routine: its proponents claim that blockchain could ‘revolutionize’ a myriad of industries. One of the most established blockchain applications is in food supply chains. Blockchain’s ability to more efficiently and effectively trace goods, its near immutability, and its capacity to increase coordination amongst disparate parties are all touted as bringing greater transparency and assurance of a product’s origin and quality …”

Stephanie M Aronzon, Blockchain and geographical indications: a natural fit?, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpaa151. Published: 28 November 2020.

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