Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications

Parma (Italy), June 27 - 29, 2005

The Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications that the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) jointly organized with the Ministry of Productive Activities of Italy, under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, took place in the Aurea Hall of the Chamber of Commerce in Parma (via Verdi, 2), from June 27 to 29, 2005.

The Symposium provided a forum for national and international administrations and all other interested parties to present and discuss their views on geographical indications. The Symposium was intended to contribute to a better understanding of the various issues which form the background to the current debate on geographical indications.  This event was open to the public.