Tirupati Laddu Violation

  The Grant of a Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Tirupati laddu by Indian Patent Office in 2009 raised many questions, as it paves the way for enhanced commercialization of faith. Tirupathi Laddu, got its GI tag Under the class 30, with Goods description of Food stuff on 04th September, 2009. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), the Applicant of the…

Steaming Basmati Rice

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda) has approached the IP Board against the GI Registry, requesting them to amend the GI Registration of Basmati Rice. The GI Application (145) was filed on 26th November 2008 under the class 30 (Agriculture). The applicant APEDA has field the application under following geographical areas:…