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GI (GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION) Registration

Have your Geographical indication registration done in Tirupur? Smartcorp provides fast and efficient services in GI registration in Tirupur. Geographical indication (GI) is an intellectual property rights refers to the sign used on the products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a name that are due to that origin. It also functions as a sign to identify a product as originating in a given place. Geographical indications are mostly used for agricultural products, foodstuffs, wine and spirit drinks, handicrafts, and industrial products. In India, Geographical Indications of Goods Act, 1999 come into force with effect from 15th September 2003.

The features of the Act defines the Geographical Indication, provides a mechanism for registration, establishes a GI Registry, higher level of protection for goods and remedies for failures, elaborates the concept of authorized user and registered proprietor,. Registration is valid for ten years but can be renewed from time to time on payment of renewal fee.