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15 march 2005
DISPUTE SETTLEMENT

Panel reports out on geographical indications disputes

The WTO, on 15 March 2005, issued the reports of the panel that had examined complaints by the United States and Australia against “European Communities — Protection of trademarks and geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs” (DS174 and DS290, respectively).

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Download the panel reports:

US' complaint (DS174)

In Word format:
Conclusions and recommendation (3 pages, 43KB)
Panel report (178 pages, 1629KB)
Cover note regarding Annex A (1 page, 43KB)
Annex A 1-4 (112 pages, 752KB)
Annex A 5-10 (178 pages, 1118KB)
Cover note regarding Annex B (1 page, 43KB)
Annex B 1-4 (163 pages, 1098KB)
Annex B 5-10 (213 pages, 1481KB)
Cover note regarding Annexes C-D (1 page, 43KB)
Annex C (47 pages, 360KB)
Exhibit (6 pages, 111KB)
Annex D (9 pages, 82KB)

In pdf format:
Conclusions and recommendation (3 pages, 11KB)
Panel report (178 pages, 629KB)
Cover note regarding Annex A (1 page, 7KB)
Annex A 1-4 (112 pages, 406KB)
Annex A 5-10 (178 pages, 659KB)
Cover note regarding Annex B (1 page, 7KB)
Annex B 1-4 (163 pages, 535KB)
Annex B 5-10 (213 pages, 716KB)
Cover note regarding Annexes C-D (1 page, 7KB)
Annex C (47 pages, 217KB)
Exhibit (6 pages, 26KB)
Annex D (9 pages, 25KB)

All documentation on the case DS174

  

Australia's complaint (DS290)

In Word format:
Conclusions and recommendation (3 pages, 42KB)
Panel report (177 pages, 1308KB)
Cover note regarding Annex A (1 page, 43KB)
Annex A 1-4 (116 pages, 919KB)
Annex A 5-10 (114 pages, 942KB)
Cover note regarding Annex B (1 page, 43KB)
Annex B 1-4 (163 pages, 1098KB)
Annex B 5-10 (213 pages, 1480KB)
Cover note regarding Annexes C-D (1 page, 43KB)
Annex C (48 pages, 360KB)
Exhibit (6 pages, 111KB)
Annex D (9 pages, 84KB)

In pdf format:
Conclusions and recommendation (3 pages, 11KB)
Panel report (177 pages, 628KB)
Cover note regarding Annex A (1 page, 7KB)
Annex A 1-4 (116 pages, 415KB)
Annex A 5-10 (114 pages, 436KB)
Cover note regarding Annex B (1 page, 7KB)
Annex B 1-4 (163 pages, 535KB)
Annex B 5-10 (213 pages, 716KB)
Cover note regarding Annexes C-D (1 page, 7KB)
Annex C (48 pages, 218KB)
Exhibit (6 pages, 26B)
Annex D (9 pages, 27KB)

  
All documentation on the case DS290
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