Reputation, quality and characteristics of products bearing geographical indications


According to the Article 81 in Intellectual Property Law, provisions of reputation, quality and charcteristics of products as follows:

*  Reputation of products bearing a geographical  indication shall be determined on the basis of consumers’ trust in such products through the extent of their being widely known to and selected byconsumers.

*  Quality and characteristics of products bearing a geographical indication shall be defined by one or several qualitative, quantitative or physically, chemically, microbiologically perceptible criteria which can be tested by technical means or experts with appropriate testing methods.