Procedures for Obtaining a Geographical Indication


In order to reach the Geographical Indication registration certificate , the applicants have to fulfill the whole examination  procedure  consists of following steps: 1. Filing the application 2. Formality examination 3. Notification of the formality examination result 4. Refuse to accept the valid application 5. Publication of the application 6. Substantive Examination 7. Notification of substantive examination results 8. Notification of refusal 9.  Notification of intention to grant GI registration and request to pay fee

10. Issue the GI Registration Certificate
11.  Entry into the National Register of Industrial Property and publication of the GI Registration Certificate