Unclear marking of origin of goods misleading advertising


Unclear marking of origin of goods misleading advertising

 
To present the origin of a product from a particular region or territory legislature introduced a hallmark and a geographical indication. Although in terms of a product lacking registration of geographical indication, presentation originating from a particular State is analogous sense. Will play a major role in terms of offering products from different vendors, rather than preference for a particular merchant. In this situation, a producer of goods from a particular territory may incur expenses in large caused by the necessary production capacities and regulatory restrictions or requirements precisely within that territory, while a company which produces products in the same territory, but shall attribute area of ​​origin own headquarters, located within that territory can bear costs in a smaller size. This is undoubtedly a competitive advantage to the company, wrongly indicating the origin of their products in another territory. The end user rarely makes its own investigation regarding the true origin of the product, which buys. Such are the thoughts of the CPC in Decision № 352 of 04.22.2015, the present case with a company that buys goods from another country, and after adding some parts advertise them as produced in Bulgaria.
 
 
 


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