Union for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration (Lisbon Union)
Union pour la protection des appellations d'origine et leur enregistrement international
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1958, Lisbon (Portugal), by Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and Their International Registration (Lisbon Agreement). Revised: 1967, Stockholm (Sweden); amended 1979. A union administered by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
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Establishes a system for the protection of appellations of origin, that is, the geographical name of a country, region, or locality, which serves to designate a product originated therein, the quality and characteristics of which are due exclusively or essentially to the geographical environment, including natural and human factors. Such names are registered by the International Bureau of WIPO upon request of the contracting State concerned.
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