If you want to tell the UK government what you think the answer is, and whether it should be thinking of making any representations to the Court of Justice, you have to email firstname.lastname@example.org before this Thursday, 29 December 2011.
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Libya. Bulgaria celebrates its first Protected Geographical Indication, this being a sausage of massive historical and cultural significance: you can read about the ethnography of this sausage on Class 46 here. The jiplp weblog reproduces the January editorial of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, on open innovation, and also features a special offer by OUP of 20% off the price of the 2nd edition of Olivier Vrins and Marius Schneider's excellent book on Border Measures. If patents in Portugal and the resolution of medical IP disputes is more to your fancy, then take a look at Pedro Malaquias's piece for PatLit on a particularly unusual bit of legislative reform, here.