Month: October 2020

JAPAN- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CASE

JAPAN- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CASE[1] By- Anjanee Goel Under the Japanese tax system at issue in Japan – Alcoholic Beverages II, the internal tax imposed on domestic shochu was the same as that imposed on imported shochu; the higher tax imposed on imported vodka was also imposed on domestic vodka. Identical items (not bearing in mind…

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GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS OF GOODS (REGISTRATION AND PROTECTION) ACT, 1999

By- Diksha Gupta India’s first GI was registered in 2004 & by January 11, 2018, The GI Registry, India has granted registration to around 610 GI’s which includes GI’s of handicrafts, agricultural products, for manufactured products, foodstuff and textile products. Products that have some qualities or reputation because of their own specific geographical origin are…

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