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Bihar’s Shahi Litchi may get GI recognition very soon

Category: Geographical Indications

Row over rasgulla’s place of birth continues

Written by: Avasi Mohanty The squeezy cheesy balls continues to be a mysterious problem to solve. There has been much talk over the past few months about the origin of rasgulla between the states of Odisha and West Bengal. Rasgulla is a brown or white Indian cottage cheese ball dipped in sugar syrup, which tempts […]

From Birmingham, With Love!!

Marcus Tillius Cicero, a Roman Philosopher who lived in an era before the birth of Christ once said that “soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind”. The concept of Appellation of Origin was devised in the later half of twentieth century, but it would not be wrong to argue […]

GIs are about to get the international protection status

Darjeeling, Cognac, Tequila, Chianti are some of the names associated with certain products of specific geographical region. These products, such as Darjeeling tea of Darjeeling have earned a great reputation throughout the world for certain unique qualities and these products have become valuable assets for the local producers. The products are often exposed to misappropriations […]

The background of constituting “Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB)” in India

The capital and labor forces were the main force of Commerce and Industry since the inception of internet technology. From the end of the 20th century, the knowledge and technology became the main factor of industrial development. Technology oriented manufacturing process replaced the labor intensive production method. The new mechanized process cut the production cost […]