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Geographical Indications

A Geographical Indication is the identification of a product or service originating from a place, city, region or country with characteristics considered unique, whether they be natural to the geographical environment or resulting from human factors, affording these products a certain reputation, quality and notoriety.

Therefore, when tradition and quality of products and services are in one region, a geographical indication arises as a relevant factor to ensure identification and allow value to be attributed to the product or service that corresponds to the quality achieved. In Brazil, there are two types: Denomination of Origin (DO), when the indication is linked mandatorily to the geographical characteristics of the region; and Indication of Source (IP) in situations in which the indication is linked to human factors and not essentially geographical.

  • Services related to the area
  • Assistance and consultancy in the registration and in the protection of geographical indications, including solutions to legal and extrajudicial disputes;
  • Analysis and preparation of applications for recognition of a geographical indication to the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI).

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