Webinar: Geographical Indications in Latin-America

3月 2021

Next Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 11am in Peru (GMT -5), we will hold a Webinar on Geographical Indications in Latin America.

We will have the participation of the lawyers Ms. Ayerim Fernández – Havana Club International – and Ms. Emilia Horta – Corporación Ron Cuba -, as well as the partners of Giró Martínez, Nadia Molina, Octavio Espinosa and Carlos Crespo.

We will analyze the legal nature of a figure that is gaining relevance and notoriety in the region and worldwide, proof of the relevance of the knowledge, cultural and gastronomic traditions of our countries.

We will review the legal context of the region and talk about some of the most representative geographical indications, as well as some cases that have or are generating some controversy (Pisco, Quinoa, Tequila, etc.).

The Webinar will be broadcasted live, at 11am GMT -5 (Perú) and will be viewable on Giro Martinez´s website on You Tube.

Access the Webinar HERE

Speakers:

  • Ms. Ayerim Fernández Mesa, Legal Counsel and IP Agent, Havana Club International, S.A.
  • Ms. Emilia Horta Herrera, Legal Counsel, IP Specialist at Corporación Cuba Ron, S.A.
  • Ms. Nadia Molina, Attorney at Law, Partner at Giró Martínez, manager of the Ecuador´s office.
  • Mr. Carlos Crespo, Attorney at Law, Partner at Giró Martínez, manager of the Bolivia´s office.
  • Mr. Octavio Espinosa, Attorney at Law, Partner at Giró Martínez, manager of the Peru´s office.  

Structure of the Webinar.

1. Introduction on the growing importance of these figures.

2. Review of its legal nature.

3. Analysis of the legal context of the same in Latin America.

4. Discussion on some relevant cases.