Archive: 28 Sep 2015

Legal Affairs MEPs call for better protection for traditional know-how

Legal Affairs MEPs call for better protection for traditional know-how

Geographical indication (GI) protection should be extended to regionally and locally manufactured goods and handicraft products rooted in traditional know-how so as to preserve local cultural heritage and boost growth, say Legal Affairs Committee MEPs in a non-legislative resolution voted on Tuesday. MEPs urge the Commission to propose a single European geographical indication protection system […]