Geographical Indications in Kerala: An Examination of their Efficiency

  • Neethika Manoj
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  • Neethika Manoj

    Student at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, India.

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This essay aims to analyse the concept of Geographical Indications (in general) and further narrows down to the topic of Geographical Indications in the State of Kerala and the efficiency of the same. Therefore, in order to enhance the structural flow of the essay, it is divided into two parts, namely, General Introduction to Geographical Indications and Geographical Indications in Kerala. The essay gives a brief overview of the topic of Geographical Indications, their definition and components, the various types, and International and Municipal legal framework protecting the same. The second part of the essay covers the specific concept of Geographical Indications in Kerala and touches upon the various registered Geographical Indications. Along with the author’s analysis of the efficiency of these Geographic Indications, a previously published empirical case study is also employed to infer conclusions from the same.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 357 - 364


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