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Geographical Indication Filing

Overview

Association of producers of goods can file a Geographical Indication(GI) application to protect agricultural, natural or manufactured goods that have some qualities that are attributable to its place of origin.

At MyAdvo, we will file an application for registration of Geographical Indication(GI) on your behalf and will provide regular updates to you.

Steps involved in filing application for Geographical Indication

Request

Once you send in a request, a questionnaire will be provided to you to record your details. A checklist of documents will also be provided to you.

Documents and Questionnaire

You will be required to send scanned copies of the documents to us through email.

Authorization

You will also be required to send a signed authorization letter to us through courier.

Filing of Geographical Indication Application

The GI expert will draft and file the application for registration of GI along with government fees (Rs. 5,000/-).

Acknowledgement

After the filing of the application, acknowledgement of filing will be shared with you.

Updates
We will provide regular updates to you until the registration process is complete.

Required Documents

  • Memorandum of Association of the applicant company
  • Resolution to file the GI registration application

  • Copy of the symbol / representation

  • Photographs of product highlighting its special features

  • Geographical area of production of goods along with certified copy of the map

  • Historical records of proof of origin of product

  • Affidavit to show the applicant’s claim to represent the interests of the association of persons or producers of the product

  • Power of attorney to authorize the Attorney / Advocate to represent the applicant at the office of the GI registration

Why MyAdvo?

Expert lawyers who have experience in filing of geographical indication applications

Step-by-step update through the case lifecycle

Dedicated portal to manage your documents 

Payment is fixed in the beginning and you are not hassled 

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