“It can be said that the conceptual scope of intellectual property (IP) is a dynamic one, exponentially moving beyond the more limited original application. In addressing this evolution, the EU has taken numerous steps to account and facilitate the expansion to the conceptual scope. One key area has been the expansions to which well exemplify the EU expansive IP legal framework is that Geographical Indications (GI) for food and agricultural products, which has occurred in the decade following the introduction of the Agreement on the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) …”
Liam Sunner, How the European Union is expanding the protection levels afforded to Geographical Indications as part of its global trade policy, Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpab016. Published: 13 April 2021.