Cited in 2016 Intellectual Property Report/Review

Van Caenegem, W. (Participant)

Activity: Professional Development, Mentorship, Supervision and Other ActivitiesCitation

Description

Caenegem's review of trademark issues concerning geographical terminology in"Quality local food products: Some aspects of trademarks law and GIs", 2015, p.8 cited in 2016 "Intellectual Property Arrangements Report" (p. 390). In "Australian Government Response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements" (August 2017) the government recommended 12.1 (e) on page 14. (e) "the Trade Marks Office to return to its previous practice of routinely challenging trade mark applications that contain contemporary geographical references (under s. 43 of the Trade Marks Act)".
Period20 Dec 2016
Degree of RecognitionNational