GI protection against evocation: a broad protection similar to reputed European trademark protection?

15 November 2022
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IGIR in Law

In 2021, the CJEU held that the use of Champanillo for tapas bars evokes the geographical indication (GI) Champagne. The CJEU’s ruling marked a further step in extending GI protection against evocation, 22 years after the first evocation case.