India, the European Union and Geographical Indications (GI): Convergence of Interests and Challenges Ahead

Author Name Sachin Chaturvedi
Author Name: 
Sachin Chaturvedi

This paper attempts to look into the various issues involved in the debate on geographical indications in the background of EU-India cooperation. While Section II deals with the conceptual aspects of GI and explains India’s stand, Section III looks into the on-going debates in the TRIPs council and their wider trade implications. The Section IV summarizes the various EU initiatives in this regard while the last section draws the broad conclusions.