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According to the latest decision of the CJEU on the concept of PDO/PGI “evocation”, the use of figurative signs evoking the geographical area with which a designation of origin is associated may constitute evocation of that designation, including where such figurative signs are used by a producer established in that region, but whose products, similar

The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications has officially entered into force. The European Union’s November 26, 2019, accession permitted the Geneva Act’s entry into force three months later, i.e. on February 26, 2020.

The Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement, adopted on May 20, 2015, extends the