• FAO publications

FAO papers for Regional Conference for Europe

Food Safety and Quality in Europe: Aspects concerning in particular Quality, nutritional balance, the importance of agricultural land and cultural heritage (“Terroirs”), 24-th FAO Regional Conference for Europe, Montpellier, France, 5-7 May 2004

Promotion of Traditional Regional Agricultural and food products: a further step towards sustainable development. 26th Regional Conference for Europe and Central Asia (ERC), Innsbruck, Austria, 26-27 June 2008, Agenda Item 11 

FAO guidelines, legal papers

Mosoti, V. 2006. International mechanisms for the Protection of Local Agricultural Brands in Central and Eastern Europe. FAO Legal papers Online #60. 12 p. FAO Rome.
Available at http://www.fao.org/legal/prs-ol/lpo60.pdf

Vandecandelaere, E. Arfini, F. Belletti, G. Marescotti, A. 2009. Linking people, places and products, A guide for promoting quality linked to geographical origin and sustainable Geographical Indication. 194 p. FAO Rome.
Available at http://www.foodquality-origin.org/guide/guide.pdf

  • Reviews, studies

Barham, E. 2003. Translating terroir: the global challenge of French AOC labeling. Journal of Rural Studies 19. pp 127–138 Available at http://www.geographicindications.com/JRS_Translating_Terroir.pdf

Barjolle, D. Paus, M. Perret, A. Impacts of Geographical Indications, Review of Methods and Empirical Evidences. Contributed Paper prepared for presentation at the International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, Beijing, China, August 16-22, 2009. 14 p.
Available at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/51737/2/PaperIAAE2009_85.pdf

Barjolle, D. Sylvander, B. 2000.  PDO and PGI products: market, supply chains and institutions. Final report: Protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications in Europe: regulation or policy? Recommendations. European Commission, FAIR 1 - CT 95 – 0306. 53 p. 
Available at http://www.origin-food.org/pdf/pdo-pgi.pdf

Blasco, J.G. 2000. Denominations of Origin (DOP) and Protected Geographical Indications (IGP) in the European Union: Considerations on the quality policies of the autonomous regions. 40th European Congress (European Monetary Union and Regional Policy). 16 p.
Available at http://www-sre.wu-wien.ac.at/ersa/ersaconfs/ersa00/pdf-ersa/pdf/465.pdf

EU. 2007. Geographical Indication Handbook 

Evans, G.E. Blakeney, M. 2006. The protection of geographical indications after doha: quo vadis? In Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press. 40 p.
Available at http://www.gaileevans.com/EvansGIsAfterDohaJIEL06.pdf

Folkeson, C. Geographical Indications and Rural Development in the EU, School of Economics and management. Lund University, Study, 120 p. http://biblioteket.ehl.lu.se/olle/papers/0000429.pdf

Gawron, J.C. Theuvsen, L. 2008. Certification Schemes in the European Agrifood Sector: Overview and Opportunities for Central and Eastern  Europe. Contributed Paper 2 presented at IAMO Forum 2008. 13 p.
Available at http://www.iamo.de/uploads/media/8_Theuvsen_CD.pdf

Giovannucci, D. Josling, T. Kerr, W. O’Connor, B. Yeung, M.T. 2009. Guide to Geographical Indications, Linking Products and their Origins. The International Trade Centre (ITC) - joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. 232 p. Available at http://www.intracen.org

Kellya, S. Heatonb, K. Hoogewerffa, J. 2005. Tracing the geographical origin of food:The application of multi-element and multi-isotope analysis. Trends in Food Science & Technology 16 (2005). pp. 555–567
Available at http://www.cdfd.org.in/lmg/APEDA/PDF/Kelly_1.pdf

Lit, K. Tano, M. Geographical indications and the protection of indigenous resources: an examination of how geographical indications can be utilized as a tool to protect indigenous resources from outside exploitation and generic imitations. International Institute for Indigenous Resource management. Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. 16 p. Available at  http://www.iiirm.org/publications/Articles%20Reports%20Papers/Genetics%20and%20Biotechnology/Geographic%20Indicators.pdf

Moschini, G.C. Menapace, L. Pick, D. 2008. Geographical Indications and the Competitive Provision of Quality in Agricultural Markets. American Agricultural Economics Association90(3) August 2008. pp. 794–812
Available at http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119878373/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0

O’Connor. 2005. Geographical Indications and the challenges for ACP countries. A discussion paper. 17 p. Available at Agritrade web site at http://agritrade.cta.int/

Paus, M. 2008, Geographical Indications in Transition countries: Governance, vertical Integration and territorial Impact. Illustration with case studies from Serbia. Contributed Paper presented at IAMO Forum 200816 p. Available at http://www.iamo.de/uploads/media/9_Paus_CD.pdf

Popovics, A. 2009. The possible role of the traditional Hungarian products and food related to a geographical area in the consumer behaviour. Szent István University Gödöll? Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. Thesis of Ph.D. dissertation. 35 p. Available at http://www.szie.hu/file/tti/archivum/Popovics_A_thezis.pdf

Radman, M. Mesic, Z. Kovacic, D. 2006. Geographical indications in Croatia, A case study of Virovitica pepper. Food and Territories “ALTER 2006” Baeza (Jaén), Spain, October 18th – 21st, 2006. 27 p.  Available at http://www.origin-food.org/2005/upload/Rad_GIs_CRO_Baeza_.pdf

Rangnekar, D. 2004. The Socio-Economics of Geographical Indications, A Review of Empirical Evidence from Europe. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Warwick University, United Kingdom. Intellectual Property Rights and Sustainable Development. Issue Paper No. 8. 52 p. 
Available at http://www.iprsonline.org/unctadictsd/docs/CS_Rangnekar2.pdf

Rosati, M. 2009. Qualigeo©Atlas European and non-European PDO, PGI, TSG agri-food products. Fondazione Qualivita. Sienam Italy. 34 p.
Available at http://www.qualivita.it

Rovamo, O. 2006. Monopolising names? The Protection of Geographical Indications in the European Community. Helsinki University, Faculty of Law, Pro Gradu Thesis. 100 p.
Available at http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/oik/julki/pg/rovamo/monopoli.pdf

Teuber, R. 2009. Producers' and Consumers' Expectations towards Geographical Indications - Empirical Evidence for Hessian Apple Wine 113th EAAE Seminar “A resilient European food industry and food chain in a challenging world”. Chania, Crete, Greece. 18 p.
Available at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/58150/2/Teuber.pdf

Todea, A. Oroian, I. Holonec, L. Arion, F. Mocanu, C. 2009. Legal Protection for Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs. Bulletin UASVM Horticulture, 66(2)/2009. 4 p. Available at http://journals.usamvcj.ro/horticulture/article/viewFile/4386/4077

Van Caenegem, W. 2003. Registered Geographical Indications Between Intellectual Property and Rural Policy|Part II Law papers. Bond University. 15 p.
Available at http://epublications.bond.edu.au/law pubs/4

Wattanapruttipaisan, T. 2009. Trademarks and Geographical Indications: Policy Issues and Options in Trade Negotiations and Implementation. Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Review, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 166−205 Available at http://www.adb.org/Documents/Periodicals/ADR/pdf/ADR-Vol26-1-Wattanapruttipaisan.pdf

Food Safety Authority of Ireland. 2003. Information note on Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) & Traditional Speciality Guaranteed (TSG). 44 p.
Available at http://www.fsai.ie/uploadedFiles/About_Us/forums/artisan/PDO_PGI_TSG_Info_Note.pdf

WIPO. World Intellectual Property Organization. Patent Office of Hungaria. 1997. Symposium on the Protection of Geographical Indications in the Central and eastern European Countries, Eger, Hungary, October 24 and 25, 1997. 16 p.
Available at http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=3237

WIPO. World Intellectual Property Organization. the State Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Regional Seminar on the Protection of Geographical Indications in the CIS Countries. Crimea, Ukraine, June 26 to 28, 2001. 8 p.
Available at http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=4340

WIPO. World Intellectual Property Organization. Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria. 2009. Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications. EU System for Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs. Sofia, June 10 to 12, 2009. 16 p.
Available at http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=17802