文件主题:知识产权及相关法律,地理标志,知识产权监管机构,商标,传统文化表达-Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions


Australia-Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013 (consolidated as of March 25, 2015)

澳大利亚葡萄与葡萄酒局法2013合并于2015年3月25日修订了法案包括5号2015。这一法案的目的是为了履行澳大利亚的国际义务,在澳大利亚和欧洲共同体的贸易协定和葡萄酒贸易协定之间的关系,对葡萄酒的地理标志的保护,旨在确保葡萄酒标签的真实性,在澳大利亚葡萄酒生产的葡萄酒品种或地理原产地。这是通过要求的记录(组2)和检验(组3)。根据该法第VIB,刑罚是为销售征收,出口或酒承载虚假或具误导性的描述和介绍进口(分2,分A和B)。这包括使用一个国家名称或其他国家指标,地理标志或传统表达。在使用一项与商标或普通英文单词冲突的情况下,作出澄清。地理标志委员会推出的在澳大利亚的一个地区或地方关系的新地理标志的确定权(DIV 3),并登记了地理术语酒(DIV 5)。这一行为被正式称为“葡萄酒澳大利亚公司法1980和澳大利亚葡萄酒和白兰地公司法1980。
The Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013 as consolidated on March 25, 2015 includes amendments up to Act No.5 of 2015. The introduction of the Act is intended to fulfill Australia’s international obligations regarding the protection of geographical indications in relation to wine under the TRIPS Agreement and the Agreement on Trade in Wine between Australia and the European Community.Part VIA of the Act is aimed at ensuring the truthfulness of wine labels regarding the vintage, variety or geographical origin of wine manufactured in Australia. This is to be achieved through the requirements of record keeping (Div. 2) and inspection (Div. 3).Pursuant to Part VIB of the Act, a criminal penalty is imposed for the sale, export or import of wine bearing a false or misleading description and presentation (Div. 2, Subdivisions A & B). This includes the use of a country name or other country indicator, geographical indication or traditional expression. Clarification is provided under the Act for circumstances where the use of a term conflicts with a trade mark or common English word. The Geographical Indications Committee is introduced as the authority for the determination of a new geographical indication in relation to a region or locality in Australia (Div 3), and a register is established for geographical terms relating to wine (Div 5). The Act is formally known as Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 and Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980.