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Regional Symposium of Geographical Indications in Turkey

Regional symposium of geographical indications was attended by the representative of the National Wine Agency in Turkey.

On September 12-13, 2017, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia “Sakpatenti”, Turkish Patent and trademark office “Turkpatet” organized a regional symposium of geographical indications in Trabzon, Turkey, where Legal issues for protection of origin and geographical indications were discussed.

At the symposium, Tatia Kereselidze, the head of the Legal Service of the National Wine Agency made a presentation of the regulations on the origin and geographical indications of Georgian wine, and talked about mechanisms for quality control in the wine sector.

During the symposium, exhibition-tasting of products protected by Georgian and Turkish geographical indications was held, Where the product of the origins and geographical indications registered in Turkey and Georgia were presented, including various Georgian wines.