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The Protection of Geographical Indications

Law and Practice, Second Edition

Michael Blakeney

Encapsulating the most recent changes in the law, this second edition of The Protection of Geographical Indications investigates the European laws which regulate the way that geographical indications can be used in the marketing of agricultural products, food, wines and spirits. Key updates to this comprehensive second edition include two new chapters exploring the impact of Brexit and considering the protection of EU geographical indications outside Europe and of foreign geographical indications within the EU.
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Michael Blakeney


Chapter 9 identifies the UK GIs which are currently registered in the EU. It looks at the impact of Brexit on the protection of British GIs. It looks at the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (UK) and the GI arrangements in the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and UK. It surveys the proposed UK GI arrangements post-Brexit, in the event of no agreement with the EU. The chapter looks at EU arrangements concerning the continued protection in the UK of EU GIs, and the exhaustion of rights. The chapter looks at future UK obligations in relation to GIs including the extension by the EU of protection to non-agricultural products, such as clothes and leatherware.

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