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A Stakeholders Meeting - Programme

 

Geographical Indications and Feni - A Stakeholder Meeting


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5th April 2008
Hotel Majestic, Porvorim, Goa

Arrival
Arrival & Registration
09:00–09:45
Introduction
Introduction
09:45–10:00

 

Chair: TC James

Director, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Govt. of India

 

 

Dwijen Rangnekar ~ Introduction to ESRC Project

Principal Investigator ESRC Project; Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation and the School of Law, Warwick University

 

Session One
Legal Protection for Geographical Indications
10:00–11:00

 

Chair: David Vivas-Eugui

Deputy Programmes Director, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

 

 

Octavio Espinosa ~ International law

Director, Legislative and Legal Advice Division, World Intellectual Property Organisation - Paper(PDF Document)

 

 

Latha Nair ~ India law

Partner, K&S Partners, New Delhi - Paper(PDF Document)

 

Refreshment break

11:00–1130

Session Two
Case Studies on Geographical Indications
11:30 – 12:30

 

Chair: David Vivas-Eugui

Deputy Programmes Director, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

 

 

Jorge Larson Guerra ~ Tequila, Mescal

Comisión Nacional Para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (Conabio), Mexico

 

 

SK Soam ~ UNCTAD/Govt. of India Study

Senior Scientist, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, India - Paper (PDF Document)

 

 

Lunch (with Feni/Mescal Sampling)

12:30 – 14:00

Session Three
Reporting the ESRC Project
14:00–15:00

 

Chair: R. D’Souza, S.J.

Founder Director, Goa Institute of Management

 

 

Pranab Mukhopadhyay ~ Baseline Survey

Goa University and SANDEE; for Shodh (the Institute for Research and Development, Nagpur) - Paper (PDF Document)

 

Refreshment break (with Feni/Mescal Sampling)

15:00–1600

Session Four
Group Discussion: ‘Geographical Indications and Feni’
16:00-17:00

 

Group A: Legal Issues in Protecting Feni

Facilitators: Octavio Espinosa & David Vivas-Eugui

Resource Person: Latha Nair

 

 

Group B: Regulating Quality and Marketing Feni

Facilitators: Jorge Larson Guerra & SK Soam

Resource Person: Mita Mukharji

Tea Board of India

 

Session Five

Final Session

17:00–1800

 

Chair: Dwijen Rangnekar

Facilitators report back from their group

Open discussion

Feni Award

 

 

Gi Background(PDF Document)

Project Notes(PDF Document)