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1 Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin According to Article 7 (1)(k) CTMRNelson VelosoRui Solnado da Cruz
2 EUROPEAN REGULATORY FRAMEWORK COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 207/2009 – Article 7 (1) (k) CTMRCOUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 510/2006 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (Article 13)COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 479/2008 on the common organization of the market in wineCOUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 110/2008 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks and repealing Council Regulation (EEC)
3 INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY CODE Decree Law Nº 143/2008, of 25th of JulyCHAPTER VIII - Appellations of origin and geographic indications.Articles 305º to 315ºEnglish version of the Industrial Property Code (searchable PDF).
4 EXAMPLES OF PORTUGUESE DO’S AND IG’S POTATOE OF TRÁS-OS-MONTESPDODOURO WINEPORTO WINEPDOCHEESE OF SERRA DA ESTRELAPDOSWEETENED EGG YOLK OF AVEIRO PGICHEESE OF CASTELO BRANCOPDOCHESTNUT OF MARVÃOPDOCHEESE OF AZEITÃOPDOWINE OF ALENTEJOMEAT OF ALENTEJOPDOPINNEAPLE OF AZORESHONEY OF AZORESPDOBANANA OF MADEIRAWINE OF MADEIRAPDOORANGE OF ALGARVEPDO
5 DOURO DO Wine Legislation IVDP Regulation n.º 48/2006 Regulation of Designation, Presentation and Protection of Douro Appellation of Origin and Terras Durienses Geographical Indication. IVDP Regulation n.º 37/2005 Grape brandy regulation for the Douro Appellation of Origin (Douro Muscat) and Port. Decree-law n.º 190/2001 of 25th June Approval of the Status of the Douro Appellation of Controlled Origin. Decree-law n.º 254/98 of 11th August Recognizes the Denominations of Controlled Origin "Porto" and "Douro"; establishes general rules related to the region's demarcation, to its soils, grape varieties, cultural practices, registration and wine classification and winemaking.
6 PORT DO Wine Legislation IVDP Regulation n.º 23/2006 Regulation for Designation, Presentation and Protection of the Appellation of Origin IVDP Regulation n.º 36/2005 Regulation of Port Wine Special Categories IVDP Regulation n.º 37/2005 Regulation of grape brandy for the Douro Appellation of Origin (Douro Muscat) and Porto Ministerial Order n.º 413/2001 of 18th April Approves the regulation of the Certification of Vine Growing Parcels for the production of Wine eligible for the DO Porto. Decree-Law n.º 254/98 of 11th August Recognizes the Douro Controlled Appellation of Origin "Porto" and "Douro"; establishes general rules related to the region demarcation, to the soils, grape varieties, cultural practices, registration and wine classification and winemaking. Implementing Order n.º 1247-A/95 of 17th October Suspends Port Wine export in bulk Decree-Law n.º 264-A05 12th October Port Wine dispatches in bulk Decree-Law n.º 166/86 26th June Approves the Regulation of Appellation of Origin - Port Wine
7 DO’S AND IG’S VS NON RELATED PRODUCTS Comité Interprofessional du vin de Champagne vs. Société Yves Saint-LaurentConseil Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bordeaux vs. Perfumaria Bordeaux
8 DO’S AND IG’S VS SERVICE TRADEMARKS Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal, of OHIM, 15/05/2008, Case R 1171/ ROYAL COGNAC/COGNAC, opposing the Institut National des Appellations d’Origine vs. QVC.“despite the distance that exists between the spirits produced within the region of Cognac (France), protected by the earlier sign and the goods and services of the CTM application, the Board finds that the mark applied for, ROYAL COGNAC, would be capable of taking advantage of the repute of the French AOC COGNAC”
9 TRADEMARKS DECIDED BY INPI “OTROP” – Class 33INPITRIBUNAL“MARIA ORUOD” – Class 33“CHAMPAGNE” – Classes 38 and 42“DUPORTIZ” - Class 33“DOURO SUPERIOR” - Class 29
10 TRADEMARKS DECIDED BY INPI “THE DOURO PRESS” – Class 16INPI“PRAZERES DO DOURO” – Class 29“PORT SAUCE” – Class 32“PORTO FUNERÁRIO” - Class 45TRIBUNAL (?) decision pending- Class 13
11 D’OURO - A CONCEPTUAL DISTANCE Case TPI Leche Celta/Célia SA of Conceptual differences neutralize the graphic-phonetic similarities, provided that one of the trademarks possesses a clear and specific meaningDOUROD’OURO
12 SO… NO DO EXCLUSIVITY YES VIOLATION OF SOME ARTICLES VIOLATION OF THE FREE TRADE PRINCIPLEPRINCIPLE OF SPECIALTYCONCEPTUAL DIFERENCES
13 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION Rui Solnado da CruzNelson VelosoTelef:INPIPhone:Fax:Website:Adress: Campo das Cebolas, | LISBOA