[pp.int.general] Fwd: [IP tango] Maintaining todays marble - have you thought of GI?

Rafael Schneider mr.rafael.schneider at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 03:06:23 CEST 2012


I believe these varied registers of Brazil's plants, foods, minerals and
whatsoever comes from the trauma of the registering Acai by some american.
Registering acai was like registering apple, so people got wary about it.
 Em 08/04/2012 20:17, "Amelia Andersdotter" <teirdes at gmail.com> escreveu:

>  do we have any south american pirates on the list who can provide better
> background as to how the brazilian GI protection is developing?
> i deduce from this blogpost that GI protection in at least brazil is
> taking a very different turn from the one in europe (although i would be
> happy to receive any refuting words on this assumption)?
> sincerely,
> a
> -------- Mesajul original --------  Subiect: [IP tango] Maintaining
> todays marble - have you thought of GI?  Dată: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 17:27:05
> +0000  de la: Patricia Covarrubia <p.covarrubia at btinternet.com><p.covarrubia at btinternet.com>  Răspuns
> către: ip-tango at googlegroups.com  Către: ip-tango at googlegroups.com
> <http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-LsqH7zVc4po/T4HHElDlwYI/AAAAAAAABSY/Ae3SSCKjspo/s1600/marble.jpg>  I
> can imagine my kitchen.  Last week the Brazilian Intellectual Property
> Office (INPI<http://www.inpi.gov.br/index.php/quem-somos/noticias/787-deferida-indicacao-geografica-para-o-marmore-de-cachoeiro-do-itapemirim>)
> announced the granting of geographical indication (GI) to ‘Cachoeiro de
> Itapemirim ‘ for marble. Producers of Itapemirim will now have a period of
> 60 days- from the notification day, to pay the fee for the issuance of the
> certificate and thus completing the formality of this process.
> The recognition given to the municiplity of ‘Cachoeiro de Itapemirim’ is
> justified as the site is nationally and internationally well known as a
> center for mining and processing of marble. It is said that with the
> introduction of new techniques of extraction and processing, the marble
> produced in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim has “reached a level of quality and
> beauty comparable to the best marble found in international market”.
> I definitelly admire all the different kinds of products that Brazil is
> given protection throught the GI system - don't you? I mean apart from the
> usual cheese, wines, spirits and other foodstuff, we have seen a range of
> unusual ones such as metal, gem, grass and even shoes. You have to love it!
> This is truly devoted love, support, and defense of one's country products.
> --
> Posted By Patricia Covarrubia to IP tango<http://iptango.blogspot.com/2012/04/maintaining-todays-marble-have-you.html>on 4/08/2012 06:27:00 PM --
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