Quibbling Siblings : Conflicts between Trademarks and Geographical Indications

  • Published 2007
The relationship between trademarks and geographical indications (“GIs”) has historically been tempestuous. Each of these quibbling siblings, members of the broader family of unfair competition law, entitles registrants to the exclusive use of a sign. So what happens when a GI collective and a trademark proprietor lay claim to the same sign within a single… (More)