Lisbon Agreement Fee Decrease In Samoa
We don’t see Lisbon Agreement fee changes often, but we have one in Samoa this week.
What Is The Lisbon Agreement?
Most people are familiar with the Madrid and PCT treaties; fewer are familiar with the Lisbon System.
The Lisbon Agreement and its latest revision, the Geneva Act of 2015, provide for the international protection of appellations of origin and geographical indications through a single procedure with WIPO. Appellations of origin and geographical indications are distinctive product designations that require a qualitative link between the product they refer to and its place of origin.
Champagne, Cognac, Roquefort, and Tequila are real-world examples of names protected by the Lisbon protocol. Read more