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Where They’re Calling From: GIs and the Road Ahead

Issued: November 30 2017

Asian nations are actively expanding their list of GIs and see some of their most valuable goods protected through a myriad of national trademark laws and free trade agreements. Michelle Ko reports on protection efforts for tea, apples, rice, pepper and more.

 

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