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What is the cost of registering a GI in India?

What is the cost of registering a GI in India?

GI stands for Geographical Indication. There are some important fee –

 

  1. On application for the registration of a geographical indication for goods included in one class – Rs.5000.
  2. On a single application for the registration of a geographical indication for goods in different classes – Rs.5000/For Each.
  3. On application for the registration of an authorized user of a registered geographical indication – Rs.500
  4. For renewal of an authorized user – Rs.1000.

Geographical Indications – The term GI has been defined as “Geographical Indications”, in relation to goods, means an indication which identifies such goods as agricultural goods, natural goods or manufactured goods as originating, or manufactured in the territory of a country, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristics of such goods is essentially attributable to its geographical origin and in case where such goods are manufactured goods one of the activities of either the production or of processing or preparation of the goods concerned takes place in such territory, region or locality, as the case may be.


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