Can a registered geographical indication or a registered authorised user be removed from the register?

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Yes. The Appellate Board or the Registrar of Geographical Indications has the power to remove the geographical indication or an authorised user from the register. Further, on application by an aggrieved person action can be taken. ‘Authorised user’ is any person claiming to be the producer of the goods in respect of which a geographical… Read more »

Who is an ‘authorised user’?

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‘Authorised user’ is any person claiming to be the producer of the goods in respect of which a geographical indication has been registered. For becoming an authorized user the person has to apply in writing to the Registrar in prescribed manner and by paying requisite fee. Geographical Indication – A geographical indication (GI) is a… Read more »