Applicant's Mark (Application GI):
Class/Category of Goods: Wines
Geographical Area Claimed: North East region of Italy, and includes the entire territory of Belluno, Gorizia, Padova, Pordenone, Treviso, Trieste, Udine, Venice and Vicenza
This geographical indication opposition was commenced by the Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated as the representative body for grape growers and winemakers in Australia against Consorzio di Tutela della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco’s application to register “PROSECCO” for wines.
The opposition was unsuccessful. The Application GI was allowed to proceed to registration.
Australian grape growers and winemakers representative body fails in its bid to prevent the registration for PROSECCO as a Geographical Indication in Singapore.