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Author Buch, Nidhi, author.

Title Geographical indications of Indian handlooms : between legal right and real right / Nidhi Buch and Hetvi Trivedi
Edition First edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2022


Description 1 online resource (xv, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents Geographical Indications of Indian Handlooms : the Gap between Legal Right and Real Right -- Geographical Indications as Intellectual Property : Evolution and Rationale -- Legal Recognition of Indian Handlooms : Recounting the Challenges Through Case Studies -- Evaluating the Success of GI Status : Tangaliya and Kutch Shawls of Gujarat -- Policies for Revival of Handloom Sector in India :Tapping the Lost Potential -- Mapping the Road Ahead
Summary "This book presents an analysis of Geographical Indications (GI) in the Indian context with particular reference to the handloom sector. It discusses themes such as the rationale of GI as IP (Intellectual Property); the domestic position on GIs; GI protection under various international instruments; handlooms from Gujarat and their GI journey; efficacy of Geographical Indications; and GI structure for handlooms. It highlights the status of Indian handlooms, a sector that represents the country's cultural heritage and supports several livelihoods. The authors examine India's GI protection system with its diverse cultures and explore how GI can help recognize, uplift and promote these products to bring socio-economic benefits. The work documents policy measures undertaken for the revival, restructuring and promotion of Indian handlooms and handicrafts, and will serve as an important intervention in Indian law on GI"--Publisher's description
Notes Nidhi Buch is Assistant Professor of Law and Head, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights at Gujarat National Law University, India. She holds a Ph.D. in IP Laws. Hetvi Trivedi is Senior Research Assistant, GUJCOST-GNLU Centre of Excellence in IPR, Gujarat National Law University, India. She has previous experience in law practice
Description based on online resource; title from title screen (viewed May 18, 2022)
Subject Marks of origin -- Law and legislation -- India
Handlooms -- India -- Gujarat
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography.
HISTORY / Historical Geography.
Marks of origin -- Law and legislation.
India -- Gujarat.
Form Electronic book
Author Trivedi, Hetvi, author.
ISBN 9781003002147
Other Titles Geographical indications of Indian hand looms